Eilish Lavelle

Eilís Lavelle a harpist from Monaghan, began learning music at a young age and was fortunate the Armagh Pipers Club offered the opportunity of learning the harp. Eilís continued developing her musical skills with many tutors over the years.

Having completed her B.Mus degree at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, she was awarded the Leo Rowsome award for the highest achievement in traditional music 2013. At present, Eilís is undertaking a PhD in music, focusing on Edward Bunting’s collection of music.

In recent years she has gained extensive experience as a performer and teacher of the harp having travelled throughout USA, Canada and Europe. Eilís is also fortunate to have been supported by Music Network’s Music Capital Scheme, funded by The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. Music Network is funded by The Arts Council.