2018 - 2020
This is How We Fly (musicians in residence)
Caoimín Ó Raghallaigh, Seán Mac Erlaine, Nic Gareiss, Petter Berndalen
Formed in 2010, This is How we Fly is a contemporary folk band consisting of Caoimhín Ó Raghallaighmon hardanger d'amore, Seán Mac Erlaine on clarinets & electronics, Nic Gareiss on percussive dance, and Petter Berndalen on drums and percussion. Their collective pedigree includes collaborations with The Gloaming, The Chieftains, Darol Anger and Gjallarhorn, along with work in theatre, dance and contemporary music.
Individually, each member has carved out a reputation for not just mastering their chosen fields, but rising above, redefining and renewing the musical world they come from.
"You'll be charmed and even dazzled by this jazz-tinged stylishly modernized quartet of fiddle, clarinet, drums and, best of all, percussive dance." Time Out New York