Biography

Gaelforce Dance is the dance show and a musical, called “the ferrari of irish dance”. It’s a story of two lovers. Music revers to irish tradition, but also to African dance drumming, jazz and classical.

Authors:

Colm O’Foghlu: Composer
From a young age Colm studied dance with the world renowned O’Shea School of Irish Dance. Colm studied various instruments at both the Irish Academy of Music and The College of Music, Dublin, before joining the B. Mus. Programme University College Cork. There he studied composition with Dr. Michael O’Suilleabhain, the leading authority on contemporary Irish music.
Awards include R.T.E. Creativity Award, Feile Na dTeangacha, Feile Pan-Ceilteach, Slogadh, Oireachtas, among others. His critically acclaimed solo album F.Choing was released in 1997.
Colm is also the producer and arranger of the Gaelforce CD.

Michael Durkan:
The inspiration behind Gaelforce Dance, Michael has sung and played in many parts of the world. One of the founding members of the Irish Drovers, Michael has now gone solo, with this production of Gaelforce Dance being his latest venture.

Edited by morvenn on 29 Oct 2006, 20:46

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