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Classical: Piano & Flute – Deirdre & Deiran Manning
June 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm$15
In addition to recitals in Down East Maine at Oceanside Meadows Inn and Hammond Hall, Deiran has performed in New York City at Merkin Concert Hall, Weil Recital Hall at Carnegie, and Gracie Mansion. His European appearances include concerts at Bordeneuve, Betchat, France, Abano Terme, Italy and at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland. Born in Lewiston, Deiran attended the Bay School in Blue Hill and Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art in New York City. Currently Deiran is the Executive Director of the Winter Harbor Music Festival and the founder of WHMF Community Opera.
Daughter of Irish-American painter Patrick McArdle, Deirdre is the founder of The Winter Harbor Music Festival and served as the Executive Director of Harbor Music; The Artur Balsam Ensemble Classes for Piano and Strings, led by Edmund Battersby in Prospect Harbor for many memorable summers. Pulitzer Prize winning music critic and author, Tim Page of the New York Times, considers her, “…a virtuosic flutist with an unusually full and lustrous tone.”