Notes (Courtesy of the Artistís site, 2005).
Carmel Gunning was born into a musical family from Geevagh in South Sligo. She has taught many students over the years and last year celebrated 25 years of teaching music and song. Liam Kelly of Dervish fame is a past pupil. Carmel is organiser/director of two summer schools in Sligo and Leitrim. She regularly entertains the public in pubs and clubs in Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon. She also appears on TV and Radio and is a popular adjudicator. She also conducts master class and workshops all over Ireland and has also taught abroad.
Some information on the Summer School:
QUEEN MAEVE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL 2005
OF IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC, SONG & DANCE
1st AUGUST - 5TH AUGUST 2005
Classes available in Tin Whistle, Flute, Fiddle, Bodhran, traditional Singing(Eng/Irish).
Over the past five years she has also been composing many country songs and has now released a 4 track country music CD, the title being "Carmel Gunning sings Country".