Seán is one of the most sought after teachers of Irish music in the world. He’s taught classes for all of the top Irish music instructional programs such as the Willie Clancy Summer School, the Catskills Irish Arts Week, the Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School, the O’Flaherty Irish Music Retreat, the Baltimore Trad fest, and many more! Seán offers lessons to all ages and levels, both in person and remotely, on uilleann pipes, Irish flute, and tin whistle. For more information, email Seán directly at







Seán teaching the youth program for the Minnesota Irish Musicians Weekend in 2019


Seán has lectured on a variety of subjects surrounding Irish music at universities and institutions around the world including the University of Chicago, Na Píobairí Uilleann in Dublin, and St. Andrew’s university in Scotland. As an instructor for the Center for Irish Music, he gives a weekly lecture series focusing on iconic recordings of Irish music. For information, visit, contact Seán directly at, or contact Ruby Hoy at 540.487.0382.






Seán with bandmate, Devin Shepherd, lecturing at the University of Chicago.