Pat Higgins is an Irish musician living in WellingtonNew Zealand. A Galwayman who moved to New Zealand last century, he plays Irish traditional music on whistle and more recently wooden flute. Pat has guested at music festivals, in New Zealand, Ireland and Australia. He is a co-founder of Ceol Aneas, and has previously taught whistle at that event. Pat is sought after as an Irish traditional music teacher, and has given workshops on whistle at several music festivals. He currently runs regular classes in Wellington on the tin whistle as well as leading a weekly music session. He once sang solo live on Sky TV, has performed on stage with the Chieftains and is delighted to be able to give something back to the music tradition and honour the people he has learnt from.