Wendy Moore

Oboe, English horn, tin whistle, Celtic harp, bodhran, shuttle bagpipes, stepdance, vocals

Wendy Moore is the founder, manager and one of the lead performers of The Celtic Rathskallions. She performed as oboist and English horn player with the Kingston Symphony for 10 years and with chamber music groups that include Double Reeds, The Telemann Trio, Les Mistrals, and The Classically Hip Wind Quartet. A published poet and short story writer, Wendy has also written original children’s stories, Maddie’s Moon and A Tune For Maddie and has set these stories to music for the group. Wendy has written a tin whistle method book, Maddie’s Beginner Whistle Method, that includes a play-along CD. Wendy is a qualified primary/junior music and special education teacher and has taught music privately and in elementary schools. She organizes The Celtic Rathskallions bookings and touring schedule and offers step-dancing and tin whistle playing workshops for students and teachers. Wendy has written a complete teacher’s Curriculm Resource Guide with accompanying student activity sheets that are part of a resource package used by schools hosting Celtic Rathskallions shows and for those schools attending Celtic Rathskallions and Orchestra performances.