Music Lessons

Irish Harp – Deborah Norris
Deborah has played Irish harp for more than 30 years. She specializes in historical harp tunes and traditional accompaniment to dance tunes. Deborah is a member of the duo Killashandra with Irish fiddle player Ted Jordan; together they’ve performed regularly at the Dublin Irish Festival. Deborah has also performed with several groups throughout the British Isles and eastern U.S.

Irish Fiddle – Liberty Rucker

Irish Fiddle – Tyler Moore
Tyler started his Irish fiddle playing career with Homeland, a Celtic rock band. In addition to Homeland, he plays with local Irish folk group Two2Many, as well as with T2M guitar player Karl Wohlwend as a duo. Tyler is a regular fixture at Irish festivals and can be heard locally at Byrne’s Pub and Fado Irish Pub, among others.  Tyler has a music studio  in Worthington where fiddle lessons for all take place.  You can find him at: T&G Music Studios, 885 North High Street Worthington, Ohio.  PHONE (614) 354-2180 EMAIL:

Irish Flute and Whistle – Peter Elliott

Bodhran – Jim Lindroth

Jim is a percussionist and bodhrán player in the Columbus area. Trained classically, he found the Irish frame drum in 2015 and quickly became enthralled by the uniqueness of the sound and technique. Since then he has become a regular session player and has collaborated with various musicians in the Columbus area.

Bodhran –Brent Cuyler
Owner and founder of Finnegan Hill Irish Percussion, Brent is one of North America’s largest custom bodhran makers. Brent has played with several bands in the Midwest including Whiskey Mile, as well as piper Dave Stuart O’Neil. Active in the Irish music community in Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, Brent brings a love of teaching and a passion for promotion of the bodhran to both beginners and intermediate drummers.

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