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Event Calendar

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Cleveland Celtic Ensemble Concerts:

Enjoy the ethereal sounds of the Celtic world in a chamber music ensemble setting. Brian and Kristen Bigley, Ian Crane, and Tiffany Schaefer bring a unique combination of Irish uilleann pipes and Scottish small pipes, violin, flute, harp and voice.
For more info, visit


Saturday, May 27, 7:30 pm - Hanna Theatre
The Cleveland Celtic Ensemble is bringing a show to Playhouse Square
in downtown Cleveland! Tickets for the Hanna Theatre, May 27, are
available here.

Friday July 21 7:00 pm - St. Brendan's
Concert at St. Brendan's of North Olmsted, 4242 Brendan Lane

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More Performances:

Scottish Performing Arts Classic, April 15, 2023, South Carolina

Tiffany will be competing at the 2023 Scottish Performing Arts Classic, presenting by the Robert Burns Society of Charleston, SC. There will be 3 events; Harp, Fiddle, and Bagpipes, with 4 performers each.
Details at this website. Tickets for the event are here. 

5 Points Coffee & Tea, Saturday, May 6, 10am-12pm
Tiffany and Kristen Bigley will be playing Irish and Scottish music at 5 Points Coffee & Tea in the historic Kamm's Corners area of Cleveland, 3600 W. Park Rd. Website. 

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St. Brendan's of North Olmsted, Friday, December 15
Join Tiffany Schaefer and Kristen Bigley for a Christmas concert, 4242 Brendan Lane, N. Olmsted. Details TBA.


The Harp Gathering, May 19-21 2023

Tiffany will be presenting a workshop on a
Beginner's Guide to Session Playing at this year's Harp Gathering, Saturday May 20, 2023. There will also be a jam session that night where you can put the skills you learned into practice. View all the other amazing workshops - including names like Kim Robertson, Frank Volz and much more - and register at

Online Workshops:

Monthly Workshops with the Mastering Celtic Music Club

Join us for a workshop every month! Generally Second Saturdays at 11am Eastern Time
(Back-up date: Second Fridays at 1:00pm Eastern Time) 

Head to and choose "Bundle #2: Sheet Music and Workshops." You can cancel anytime or stay and keep learning!
Workshop recordings are available for download on the site.

Irish Session Accompaniment with Nye Farley and Tiffany Schaefer
This live event is past, but you can still

purchase the recording and handouts here.
A complete guide to Irish session accompaniment brought to you by the founder of Folk Friend and Finale Guitar Nye Farley, and harpist Tiffany Schaefer of Mastering Celtic Music! In this 4 hour online workshop (conducted over Zoom) we’ll be showing you everything you need to know to accompany tunes by ear, including the theory behind the “Celtic modes” (Ionian, Dorian, Mixolydian and Aeolian), how to find the right chords for tunes in each, substitutions, inversions, jazz chords, bass runs, harp patterns, and more!
We’ll even teach you a new tune while we’re there.

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