He is a fiddle player that has studied with many acclaimed fiddlers from the United States such as Kevin Crehan and Joe Ryan and in the Willie Clancy Summer School in Ireland.
A frequent traveller to Ireland he has often competed in the All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil and back in the United States he is a member of the group Silver Arm (aka Silver Arm Celtic Band).
In the field of musical education he has taught at the Riley School of Irish Music in Cincinnati and the University of Cincinnati’s Communiversity.
Cincinatti Pops Orchestra recordings
The Last Rose of Summer (Thomas Moore and Sir John Stevenson)
Telarc CD-80571 (CD: A Celtic Spectacular)
Conductor – Erich Kunzel
Arranger – Leroy Anderson
Tenor – John McDermott
Fiddle – Liz Knowles
Silver Arm Celtic Band
Pipes – Kieran O’Hare
Here he performs “Truth be Told” as Justin Bonar-Bridges…