Karen Reid is a whistle/flute player and singer living in Arrowtown. She is well known in NZ Irish music circles and has been playing performing and recording traditional music in various lineups for over 30 years. Her most recent recording was as part of a longstanding duo with pianist Mark Wilson. Karen has a great interest in the tradition and history of Irish music and she has recently begun research into the history of Traditional music in NZ. She’s really looking forward to sharing her love for the whistle with students at Ceol Aneas.