Ren and Rob Traditional Irish Music at its finest
Jigs, reels, strathspeys, haunting slow airs and original compositions
come to life in the hands of these musicians.
Rob Zielinski on the fiddle and Rennie Pearson on the Wooden flute and
Guitar bring all the energy and fire of this rich tradition for a
Rob has spent 14 years living on the west coast of Ireland and has
learned directly from the old masters. In the year 2000 he won Ireland’s
Michael Coleman Traditional Fiddler of the Year Award.
Rennie Pearson specialises in traditional music on the wooden flute and
guitar. He studied on the east coast of Canada with flute virtuoso Chris
Norman. In 2016 he received a Boxwood scholarship for Rising Young
Both Rennie and Rob have performed and taught all over the world.
Thank you for your interest in the Canterbury Folk Music Festival. If you require any additional information about the event or how to apply, please contact us:
Canterbury Folk Music Festival
P O Box 964, Christchurch 8140