Kevin Riordan: Young harpist reaching far beyond her years
Posted on Sunday, Sep 15, 2013
When Emily Safko plays "Traveling Through Blarney," the sound of her Irish harp caresses my heart. It impresses judges, too: In August, the Medford sixth grader took first place in her age group at the All-Ireland Festival of Music (Fleadh Cheoil) in Derry, Northern Ireland.