My great grandmother staked her claim as an Irishwoman through and through. As a white Irish woman I also stand humiliated by the treatment of black people throughout history but also today, throughout the world, and here in Ireland.
I hope you are keeping well at the moment and have been able to adjust to this new normal. While I am disappointed that I have been… Read more "Connections"
People often ask me, "How do you learn your pieces?". To me there is no mystery, of course, because I learn them. One thing I always bare in… Read more "New project – How do I learn music?"
I was asked a strange question the other day – who is clavichord?. I thought perhaps I had misunderstood, and came out with the stock reply of… Read more "Who is Clavichord?"
Some exciting news - I start training as a Yoga Teacher this Saturday in Yoga Dublin, it is an intensive 200-hour programme which I will complete over… Read more "Yoga and Singing"
Sometimes you wake up and you don't feel quite right. Some days everything rights itself within minutes, and sometimes there is something not quite right following you… Read more "What to do when you’re feeling off kilter"
I'm delighted to be performing this coming Friday as part of the Royal Irish Academy of Music's Saluting the Feminists event. I will be performing with both Paul… Read more "Saluting the Feminists"
Sitting in a train terminal / airport terminal can be such a stressful occasion. One knows that amongst those there, there are people making journeys of great… Read more "Listening to explore"
I've been thinking a lot recently about women's representation in music. It is staggering that out of almost 200 pieces being played to celebrate 100 years of… Read more "Composing the Nation"