Meet the Band

Randy Candelaria

Randy has been playing Celtic music for over 30 years with a number of bands including Naomi's Fancy (having performed during a US presidential visit) and the Celthix (opening up for Scotland’s premiere band, The Tannahill Weavers, on two evenings).  He plays fiddle, guitar, recorder, octave mandolin, and hurdy gurdy, among others. He has recently played in pubs across Ireland in Dublin, Galway and Doolin, including sessions with Friar's Green and the legendary Irish group De Danann.  Randy also has been involved in recording sessions for various artists and has film credits for his contributions, along with radio and TV appearances.


Susie Firth Candelaria

Susie has enjoyed exploring music since childhood and has played a variety of Celtic harps for over 25 years.  A lover of music of all kinds, including Classical and the music of ancient cultures, her true love is for the music of Ireland and Scotland.  Susie also performs on a variety of flutes, penny whistles, baroque recorders, Native American flutes, djembe and bodhran.  She has been a solo artist for years, a session musician and a guest musician on several recording projects. Her love for Celtic music has extended for the past 30 years or more.


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