Concert Offerings



Re-imagining the Music of the Emerald Isle:


Nessa invites your audience on an eclectic voyage exploring the traditional music of Ireland.  This intriguing journey bridges jigs and reels with Jamaican roots music, ancient folk flute melodies with African drumming, creating Nessa’sexciting Celtic Fusion concert event. This beautifully realized Celtic music adventure includes songs about mystical treasures and mythological adventures with mermaids, selkies and other sea creatures that will delight your senses!

During the performance Nessa rouses your audience to movement with their wonderfully modern approach to this world music while leader, vocalist and flutist, Kelly McDermott’s witty exchanges with the audience will provide historical anecdotes and insights.  A beautifully unique way to discover and learn about the music of Ireland in a live concert setting!

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Full Band Clinics

  • Group music arranging:  Collaborate with other musicians to create unique arrangements as a team.  Discuss creative arranging techniques like genre-bending, reharmonization and getting creative with rhythms.

 Kelly McDermott

  • Flute:  Flute technique.  All levels.  Music and non music majors.  Bring your instrument.
  • Voice:  Vocal technique.

Rob Crozier

  • Jazz Upright and Electric Bass:  All levels.  Group or private.  Bring your instrument/amp.
  • Improvisation: All instruments.  Bring your instrument.

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