Meinl Percussion


Thursday, July 04, 2013 - 9:24 AM

[Artist Spotlight] Robbie Harris

Robbie Harris is a bodhrán player and percussionist. Over the years he has recorded and performed with world artists like Hector Zazou, Theodosii Spassov, Pedram Khavar Zamini, Mamady Keita and Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan. After having toured extensively with Riverdance – The Show, he joined the Broadway production in New York. While living there he was a guest lecturer at The Julliard and The New School, NYC.

As musical director of The Rhythm Corporation he has led a twenty strong drum corps at International sports events in Croke Park and Aviva Stadium Dublin. He was Musical Director with St Patrick’s Festival’s in house production City Fusion, a massive piece of street theatre with 250 performers from 30 different countries; City Fusion went on to win The Best Pageant Award in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

He is Co-director of the Big Bang Festival of Rhythm. This Festival celebrates not only diverse styles of drumming from around the world, but also affects other art forms such as dance, voice and visual art.

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