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SOLD OUT: Lá na Cruite/Harp Day 2021 featuring Aisling Lyons

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This event is free but ticketed: Please pre-book
Duration: 50 mins approx

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All new and existing ticketholders are required to show proof of Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate on entry to this event at glór. Children under 18 who are accompanying adults do not need proof of vaccination or recovery. Please note wearing of mask/face covering is compulsory at all times inside the building.

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. She is the current harp tutor at University College Cork and at the Irish World Academy of Music at the University of Limerick.

Aisling’s debut album Aistear, supported by Clare County Council, is a collection of traditional tunes & new compositions. It will be released in November 2021 but will be available for pre-sale on the day. 

one of the rising stars and budding composers of the Irish harp world – rooted in tradition and beautifully inventive.’