Episode 8: Shannon Heaton

Shannon Heaton, one of Boston's top Irish flute players and singers, chats with Neil about first learning Irish music from a Belgian in Nigeria, crafting a solo show and exploring new ways to present traditional music through mediums like classical composition and podcasting.

Keep an eye on her website shannonheatonmusic.com for her latest projects, including a forthcoming podcast Irish Music Stories on the role of traditional music in shaping community and bringing people together.