Aidan Sheehan


Aidan will be appearing at HBTS 2021 on Sunday 7th Feb at 12.30 (UK time). Aidan’s presentation will provide insights into Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Harmonica.

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Aidan is a self-employed artist, musician and teacher and has worked via many organisations including Bristol Plays Music, HarpsCool, the National Harmonica League, involved with a wide range of educational and community music projects. He plays a variety of instruments including, harmonicas, button accordions, mandolin, guitar, Irish whistles & flutes, folk percussion and a range of other folk instruments.

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Both Her Majesty’s Estyn Inspectorate and Bristol Plays Music awarded Aidan an excellent rating for his tuition. He has twenty years tutelage experience at all levels delivering a variety of learning programmes to both mainstream and specific learning groups. He is a fully qualified teacher (PGCE, University of Wales). He loves to play harmonica especially when delivering harmonica classes at Bristol Folk House.

Aidan is very enthusiastic and wants everyone to enjoy learning his classes. Besides being a harmonica teacher, he is also a community workshop leader, song-writer, session musician, recording artist and a musical performer. He has appeared on TV, radio and two cinematic releases. He performs at venues and festivals across the UK and abroad.

Aidan has previously taught classes at Harpin By The Sea showing how to play his outstanding brand of Cajun style.