Celtic duo Robert Mitchell, bagpiper, andKarin Loya , cellist, create exciting sounds by bringing together two instruments that are rich in melody and overtones. Mr. Mitchell will play Border, Highland and small pipes and with Ms. Loya will perform a variety of airs, jigs and reels, perhaps a few dances, marches, contemporary numbers and Robert Burn’s tunes.
The musicians are seasoned professionals who have performed individually and together for many years. Mr. Mitchell has been a member of the Celtic band Iona, as well as performing with Jennifer Cutting’s Ocean Orchestra. He is a popular performer at weddings, festivals and special events. Karin Loya has appeared with the Celtic musical groups Fynesound, A Sheep at the Wheel and the Splendid Shilling Consort. The two have released numerous CDs over the years and may be heard together on “The Sound of Sleat”.
Be prepared for an exciting and unique concert from the moment Mr. Mitchell enters playing the Highland pipes.