The Celtic Bells - Irish music and storytelling duo for schools - Arts For Learning Massachusetts


Celtic Bells

Type: Performance, Remote
Art Form: Music, Exploring Cultures, History, Math, Science
Grade Level: K-8

The Celtic Bells are the mother and son duo of musician, storyteller and fiber artist Nancy Bell and multi-instrumentalist Calum Bell. Together they perform traditional Irish and Scottish music at sessions and fesitvals thorughout Massachusetts.

Nancy Bell has been delighting audiences in New England schools, libraries, and festivals for more than twenty years with her fun, hands-on, Historical “Edutainment.”  She is a gifted storyteller who weaves music and history together in engaging ways with her songs, fiddle, guitar, and the Bodhran (Irish frame drum).

Calum Bell has been part of the Celtic Music Scene in Boston since birth. As part of the Bell Family Band, he has been touring and performing since the age of 7. Calum is accomplished on the Irish Flute, Scottish Fiddle, on bagpipes of all kinds, and on guitar and tenor banjo.  He performs regularly in the Boston area and teaches.

Programs Offered

Nancy Bell with an Irish drum and Calum Bell with a fiddle.