ABOUT TARA


Although trained classically at the UMKC Conservatory, violinist, vocalist and composer/arranger Tara Novak has devoted the past 15 years of her life to studying music of many genres, specializing in Irish traditional music, jazz, musical theatre, and classical crossover.

 

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What a great weekend at the #bostonirish #festival, performing with my band Ishna. Thanks lads for the fabulous music!!! #livemusic #festivalseason #irishmusic #contemporarytrad #ishnamusic ...

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Come see Ciaran Nagle Tenor and I perform with our band ISHNA tomorrow at the Boston Irish Fest - 1pm at the mainstage!
The Irish Cultural Centre of New England
#irishmusic #contemporarytrad #festival
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The sun came out today! Let's dance! A strathspey & a reel for you! ...

Tara Novak and the fabulous musicians of ISHNA perform "The Gallopede" - an original strathspey by Tara, followed by an adaptation of the reel "Gravel Walks" Thanks to the guys for the great music!! Whistles/Uilleann Pipes - Dan Meyers; Piano - David McGrory; Guitar - Björn Wennås; Bass - Michael Rivard; Drums/Bodhran - Brian Thomas O'Neill

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Ciaran Nagle and I performing one of our favo(u)rite Irish songs....
Perfect for this rainy cold evening at the end of May...!
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An acoustic duo version of the traditional Irish song, "She Moved Through the Fair" with Ciaran Nagle and Tara Novak - performed as the encore to their concert with ISHNA at the Newberry Opera House, March 2017

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Nothing like a sunny day and playing #mandolin in the park between gigs! #musicianlife #practice #summerdays

What a great weekend at the #bostonirish #festival, performing with my band Ishna. Thanks lads… https://t.co/VV6cA92Arm

Come see @CiaranNagle1 & I perform w/ our band tmrw @ 1pm - Boston Irish Fest! #IrishMusic #festival #ishnamusic

The sun has come out..time to dance! A #strathspey & #reel for you! Check out the new video! #celticmusic #livemusic https://t.co/gNcjhbbKZl

For this rainy end of May evening... a beautiful #irish ballad with @CiaranNagle1 #livemusic https://t.co/W63ukpWTbA

In case you haven't heard my band... Rocky Road to Dublin - Ciaran Nagle & Tara Novak with Ishna https://t.co/YiVIh266sT

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