November 7, 2020

IrishFest Atlanta



Sunday Conversation with Patrick Finley and Hollie Greenwood

Posted by on October 31, 2017 at 10:50 AM

Ann Hardie The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

12:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

One has deep Irish roots and the other not so much. But both Patrick Finley and Hollie Greenwood share a love of Irish music and the ability to play it like a dream. In August, Finley became a two-time world champion of the Irish fiddle at the 2017 All-Ireland competition in Ennis, Ireland. The Atlanta International School senior took first place in the under 18 fiddle slow airs competition. (Last year, he placed first in the fiddle for the same age group). This year, Greenwood placed third among thousands of young people in both the fiddle and fiddle slow airs. The Roswell High School senior also is a member of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra. Luckily, you don’t have to go travel across the pond to hear these two perform. They’ll be playing together at IrishFest Atlanta, Nov. 3-4.

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