Here are some photos of Toby, of the shows he's done, and some of the instruments in his repetoire. Click the photo to enlarge.
Percussion workshop for native Cree children Performing at the Kingstown Buskers Festival Panpiping at a Christmas party in Québec Storytelling the music in a school concert Bagpiping for the kids A unique musical talent (taken from La Presse, June 6th, 1998). Toby playing the pan flute (taken from La Presse, June 6th, 1998). Toby with a Mr. Bojangles
Originally from Dublin Ireland, Toby plays and sings a wide variety of traditional and contemporary songs from around the world."Every musical instrument has its own story, and I use storytelling to explore the magic of musical instruments. Some of these stories are traditional Creation stories, other are of my own creation."His impressive musical talent for instruments includes the following: All instruments played in clips by Toby Kinsella (click on speaker X to hear the instrument)
Toby has been working with Mike Burns (a reknown Irish storyteller based in Montreal) for over the last 10 years, and they have a recording called KING OF THE BIRDS.X
Here are just some of the stories that Toby relates during his show: