Sean Quirk

From TyvaWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
Sean Quirk on the Igil

Sean Quirk is the manager, producer and interpreter for the Tuvan throat singing group Alash. Born in Ohio (USA), Quirk developed a passion for Tuvan music after hearing a Huun-Huur-Tu CD while he was a student at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota (USA). He began studying xöömei and won a Fulbright fellowship to continue his studies in Tuva in 2003, where he met Alash. Quirk now makes his home in Tuva. He is a member of the Tuvan National Orchestra, and in 2008 he was named a Merited Artist of Tuva for his work on behalf of Tuvan music and culture.

External Links