Moira Nelligan BiographyGeorgia born Moira Nelligan performs and teaches traditional music, otherwise known as roots music, from Ireland, the US and European folk traditions. She sings and plays fiddle, accordion, keyboard, Irish drum and recorder.
Awarded the Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grant from the Georgia Council of the Arts as Master Artist, Moira has also been included in the GCA touring artists roster.
Moira’s CD “I Give You Music” was received enthusiastically by reviewers of national and international folk music publications. “Sing Out!” magazine hailed it as a “brilliantly played debut.” Ireland’s Frank Blair describes in his review: “a voice full of sweetness and emotional depth;” “delightful” (Dirty Linen) and “angel voiced,” (Creative Loafing).
Her "Christmas Folksongs" CD is a collection of Moira's unique arrangements of wintery and Christmasy fiddle music and songs from the British Isles, France, Spain and the U.S. and features her skills on fiddle, guitar, recorders and percussion.