The Island of Woods – St. Patrick’s Day 2021

Here it is folks! ☘️

Our team at Creative Tradition and Cork Academy of Music put out the call, and the young artists and musicians of Ireland answered! 24 instrumentalists recorded ‘The Island of Woods’, alongside over 50 visual art submissions as part of Cork St Patricks Festival. A huge thanks to Cork City Council Arts Office for their support of this project.
• Composer: Liz Carroll
• Arranger: Jessie Cawley
• Editing & Mixing: Jason Turk, Jessie Cawley & JJ Riordan
• Video Production: JJ Riordan
• Introduction voice over: Harry and Benjamin from Scoil Iosgagin BSN
• Music by: Creative Tradition students at Scoil Iosagain, Club Ceoil Blarney, Cork Academy of Music students, Scoil Mhuire Fatima, other members of Comhaltas and within the trad community.
• Artwork: A special thank you goes to Kobe for his wonderful art and timelapse video. Our students in Scoil Isoagain BSN also contributed many of the pieces of art, especially Ms Healy’s Class for the forest animals, Ms McDonnell’s class for the colourful trees, and Mr Hennessy’s class for the Island of Woods drawings and paintings.
• Music educators supporting young musicians: Paul Clesham, Karl Nesbitt, Joe Philpott, Rory McGovern, Frances Curran, Matt Rafter, Jessie Cawley, Jason Turk, and Jimmy Hynes
The Island of Woods – St. Patrick’s Day 2021 – Music Generation Cork City