Enda Seery - Whistle/flute player and singer
Artists ProfileEnda Seery is a musician, composer, singer and teacher from Streamstown, Co. Westmeath in the heart of Ireland. Enda plays whistle, flute and piano. Enda is a prolific composer and has over 70 traditional Irish tunes to his name.
A qualified Secondary School Teacher, Enda has a first class honours Master’s Degree in Traditional Irish Music Performance from the University of Limerick and he holds the Comhaltas T.T.C.T. Teaching Diploma. Enda has taught whistle and flute in Comhaltas branches all over Westmeath for over 12 years and he has been tutoring with Tradtime in Primary Schools in the midlands counties since 2013.
Enda has released two critically acclaimed albums: ‘The Winding Clock’ in 2010 and ‘Síocháin na Tuaithe:Peace of the Countryside’ in 2013. Enda’s traditional Irish compositions are also available in an online collection called ‘Tunes of the Streams, Volume One’, available through www.endaseery.com
As part of the 1916 Easter Rising Centenary Year, Enda was commissioned to compose a suite of traditional Irish music to celebrate Eilis and Emily Elliott two Westmeath women who were actively involved in the Easter Rising and were founding members of Cumann na mBan.
Enda gives whistle and flute workshops regularly and he has taught in Ireland (Joe Mooney Summer School, Fleadh Nua etc…) and abroad (Tocane St Apres, France and Hannover Music Schule, Germany etc..). Enda is also a respected administrator with Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann as Chairperson of his local branch Castletown Geoghegan and he adjudicates at Fleadhanna Cheoil all over Ireland.