Keep in touch to get information on the June 2020 Irish Cello Retreat and other workshops available;


Or learn Irish Airs for Solo Cello in a magnificent online course. “The clarity and detail of Ilse’s instruction is top notch. It is not just about the right notes and bowings but how to harness your instrument to create that haunting emotion that airs are known for”


 Ilse de Ziah’s award winning music documentary film Living the Tradition has a 5 star rating on Amazon prime video – view here

“Nowhere else can you find the stories of such stirring music told better than by this amazing cellist and this astounding filmmaker.” tradconnect

Visit Play Cello Music Store  and join the mailing list to get special offers on Ilse de Ziah’s digital downloads of her beautiful solo cello arrangements and compositions including the book Irish Airs for Solo Cello, Easy Irish Cello and Trad on Cello;


“cleverly modern arrangements can only be seen as a ray of light after the storm cloud that has been over our native songs” goldenplec (Irish music review site)

“a gem glistening with grace and sparkle” Munster Express