Maestro of Classical Guitar at The Dock

Pat Coldrick
A maestro of the Classical Guitar Pat Coldrick, will take the stage in The Dock on Friday, July 18 as part the 10th Anniversary 2014 Carrick Water Music Festival and will be ably supported by the very talented Gavin Sweeney.

A maestro of the Classical Guitar Pat Coldrick, will take the stage in The Dock on Friday, July 18 as part the 10th Anniversary 2014 Carrick Water Music Festival and will be ably supported by the very talented Gavin Sweeney.

Pat Coldrick live is a unqiue experience. His classical appearances have earned him a reputation of being one of the finest and most versatile guitarists in Ireland. As well as his touring performances, he has appeared on National Radio and TV and has studied with world renowned guitarists David Russell and Gabriel Esterellas. He has achieved worldwide acclaim for his unique sensitive and expressive style in his playing.

Put simply Pat Coldrick is a superb guitar player and his latest CD, “Cayendo”, shines through with his brilliance and phenomenal skills. To hear him live is to fully experience the force of his talents. His appearance in The Dock will be one the many highlights of this year’s Water Music Festival.

Gavin Sweeney is a young baritone from Drumshanbo who is studying Performing Arts in the American College Dublin.  He has been singing since the age of six.  In 2008 he joined The National Youth Theatre of Ireland where he performed in Chekhov’s ‘The Seagull’ in the Peacock Theatre Dublin.  That same year he won the Junior Bursary at Sligo Feis Cheoil.  

In 2011 he came second in the All Ireland School Talent Competition, and this year he won Ocean FM’s The Northwest’s Got Talent competition involving 90 contestants.  Over the years Gavin has performed with the Drumshanbo Adult Choir and with the Millennium Choir.  He plans to pursue a career in musical theatre upon completion of his studies.  Gavin will perform a selection of popular musical theatre pieces for the Festival.

Tickets for this show are already selling fast can be purchased via The Dock on 071 9650828 or on line at www.thedock.ie