A new jazz group from Waterford, The Flat Fives play a mix of classic jazz standards with a sprinkling of other favourites.
Join us…come on down as we celebrate the warmer weather at our first ever Summer Session at the Courtyard, we will be in the ever pleasant company of Waterford’s latest ensemble The Flat Fives, see below for details on these likely lads who will bring a mellow sound and relaxing ambience to the intimate setting of the Garter Lane Courtyard.
Enjoy some food, have a drink, mingle and unwind right in the heart of the city”
Killian Browne is a 22 year old musician just after finishing his music degree in the Waterford Institute of Technology. Having started playing music on the traditional Irish Banjo, he took up the piano in secondary school after falling in love with the music of Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin. He completed his Grade 8 exam before entering college and chose to study jazz due to his love for improvisation. Killian currently teaches in the Waterford Academy of Music and Arts, and plays with a wide variety of bands.
Conor Walsh is currently studying in Waterford Institute of Technology. Conor plays guitar and drums mainly, and is teaching in Waterford Academy of Music and Arts. Conor performs regularly with cover bands and also some original bands.
Patrick O’Connor is a composer, performer, and multi-instrumental teacher at the Waterford Academy of Music and Art. He holds a BA in Music and a masters in Composition from the W.I.T. Since graduating, Patrick has gone on to score numerous short films, three feature films and a number of advertising commissions for companies such as Lucozade, St. Vincent de Paul, and Specsavers. Patrick’s debut EP was released in April of 2018, under the pseudonym ChipSpeak.
Cilian Jacob is a musician and Actor. Having taken lessons in Voice, Trumpet, Guitar and Piano in Secondary school, and performed with multiple choirs, he has maintained a love for music since early childhood. He now focuses on Voice and Guitar. He has played with various bands and performed his original music solo.