irish heritage
Percussive Counterpoint
The Forge, Camden, London
Nov 17th, 7:30pm

Solo recital for Irish Heritage

wintry thing
A Most Peculiar Wintry Thing
Northern Ireland tour, Nov 23rd to 28th

Music by Brian Irvine especially composed for children, schools and families.

Some more exciting projects for the rest of the year! Check out the engagements page.

Alex Petcu concert image
Declan English    


Alex Petcu percussion
Mark Stedman                  

Petcu Colan’s Rising Star performance was memorable no less for the breadth of technique than for the comparable range of emotion, expression and mood.

Andrew Johnstone, Irish Times, - NCH Rising Star Recital

With overlapping rhythms, this drum solo becomes more and more frenetic as it progresses and has Crash's ambidextrous Alex Petcu no less frenzied.

Pat O'Kelly, Irish Independent, - Crash Ensemble, New Music Dublin festival, 2014

Petcu-Colan's musicianship on marimba and vibraphone was spellbinding.

Dick O'Riordan, Sunday Business Post, - Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year competition, 2013

Assured technique, mature musicianship, a varied programme and a communicative stage presence ensured that Alex Petcu-Colan charmed his audience.

Declan Townsend, Irish Examiner, - Crawford Summer Lunchtime Concert Series