PORTALES—Eastern New Mexico University in Portales will host the Texas Tech Celtic Ensemble in the Campus Union Building lobby on Friday, Sept. 26, from 6–8 p.m.
A “How-To” session will be conducted by the players on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 2–4 p.m. in the Zia Room of the Campus Union Building.
TTU's Celtic Ensemble is a small group of singers, instrumentalists and dancers specializing in group performance of the traditional dance music and song of the seven Celtic nations: Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall, Galicia, and the Isle of Man.
The ensemble learns and plays their repertoire by ear, combining timber flute, tin whistle, fiddles, mandola, guitar, harp, percussion, accordion, double-bass, and brass and wind instruments with dancing and solo and choral song, in Irish and Scots Gaelic, Gwerz, French and English.
For more information, contact Kathi Fraze at 575.562.2377.