Jo Cresswell is a well known exponent of celtic music and stepdance and a highly regarded music educator. Her contemporary approach to piano and concertina is founded on a strong understanding of traditional music. She has perfomed throughout the world with artists such as Alasdair Fraser, Grey Larsen, Dave O’Neill & Ben Stephenson.
Here’s a sample music clip with Jo on solo piano playing Waiting – from Cresswell & Co’s CD ‘Elysium’.
JO CRESSWELL & DAVE O’NEILL
Jo also regularly performs with
Dave O’Neill who is one of Australia’s leading acoustic instrumentalists on guitar, fiddle and mandolin and a recognized folk style singer. He has taught music internationally for 35 years. He is known from lineups such as Straight Ahead, Eric Bogle, Bushwackers and currently O’Neill & Rogers.
Here is a sample music clip with Dave on guitar and Jo on the piano with the beautiful Josephine’s Waltz
Rita Woolhouse is a cellist who enjoys playing many styles of music. She has been part of the folk scene in New South Wales for a number of years performing in bands such as Madd Marianne, We Love you Madly, Replay and Springtide. She has recently played the Edinburgh Festival and toured to such stellar capital cities as Mumbai Dapto and Honiara with the celebrated cabaret group Funkier than Alice.
Jo & Rita in performance
Mary Young and Fair. Piano and cello.
Waltz from Dollelva/Gyardablatten. Concertina and cello