Finn Magill


Artist info

Finn is a fiddler/violinist who straddles genres. By age 16 he was a two-time finalist at the All-Ireland fiddle championships and has toured the U.S, Europe, Africa, and Brazil performing many different styles with everyone from John Doyle to the Paul McKenna Band. In 2016 he released 2 discs Roots and Branches as part of a project that features many of the artists with whom he has collaborated with over the last ten years. Finn has served as a fiddle instructor at a dozen fiddle camps around the U.S. In 2016, he signed with the Salto Agency to tour his original Brazilian choro music, cultivated after 2 years of living in Rio de Janeiro. In 2017 he will record and launch his first recording project of Brazilian music. He keeps a busy schedule touring all over the world with violin duo Violino no Choro, Paul McKenna, his choro quartet O Finno, and as a guest with countless other musicians across genres.

Year taught2017
DepartmentAmerican Roots

Teaching schedule
Creative Improvisation & Composition TechniquesTh (week 2) 10:00–11:30amUCPC Sunday School Room 12017
Brazilian Choro for Violin/StringsMTWThF (week 2) 1:30–2:45pmUCPC Sunday School Room 22017

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