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Champion Fiddler and Singer: Seán Heely >>>> https://seanheely.com <<<<
Champion Celtic fiddler and singer Seán Heely is rapidly emerging as one of the most
creatively versatile and captivating young artists of his generation.
Fiddle legend Liz Carroll calls Seán “One powerhouse of a fiddler.”
He is a U.S National Scottish Fiddle Champion as well as an award-winning Irish
Fiddler and singer in the folk traditions of Scotland and Ireland.
Seán holds a degree from University of South Carolina in Classical Violin
Performance and was a 2019 Artist in Residence at Strathmore Music Center in
Maryland. An educator in demand, Seán is an Adjunct Instructor at American
University , he has also been on the faculty at several summer camps such as Acadia
Traditional School of Music and Arts , Upper Potomac Fiddle Retreat , and Fiddle Hell
Festival. He has performed in Scotland, Ireland, and at venues in the U.S such as the
Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.
Seán has performed with traditional music icons such as Liz Carroll, Bonnie
Rideout, Natalie Haas, Cathy Jordan, Maeve Gilchrist, Eamon O’Leary, Zan McLeod,
and Paddy Keenan.. Currently based in Washington DC, Seán performs locally and
abroad with the Seán Heely Celtic Trio, Glencoe Lads and Skylark. He is a musical
ambassador for the British Embassy Scottish Affairs Office and the St. Andrew’s Society
of Washington. He also frequently travels abroad as a solo artist, has been a speaker at
events such as the Scottish North American Leadership Conference, and maintains a
private teaching studio in Falls Church, VA.