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Album launch – Aisling Lyons “Aistear”
Nov 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pmFree
Sunday 14th November 2021 @ 12 noon.
The Queens hotel, Ennis, Co. Clare.
Free entry, all ages welcome.
Aisling will be joined by:
Paul O’Driscoll, Fergal Scahill, Dermot Sheedy & Seán Lyons.
Aisling Lyons is a multi-award-winning harpist & concertina player from County Clare. Aisling comes from a family who are steeped in the tradition of Irish music & song.
She is the holder of 8 All-Ireland titles. An experienced performer and much sought-after teacher, Aisling has performed and taught masterclasses in the UK, Shetland, Norway, France, Germany, USA, China, Canada & Australia. Aisling graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Irish Music from The University of Limerick in 2018, was awarded First Class Honours from the Professional Master of Education course in 2021 & holds a Grade 8 award with Distinction from the London College of Music. Alongside playing with various groups and being involved in many collaborations, she is a competent composer of original music in the traditional Irish idiom. She has been described as ‘one of the rising stars and budding composers of the Irish harp world – rooted in tradition and beautifully inventive’. In 2021, Aisling performed with Tolu Makay on RTÉ’s ‘Ireland in Music’ and for Michael D. Higgins’ 80th Birthday Celebrations on TG4.