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She was the featured violin soloist on 11 Celtic Woman albums, each achieving the coveted 1 slot on the Billboard World Music Chart, an Emmy nomination for the companion television specials and a Grammy nomination for the 'Destiny' album. She grew up in a musical family in Co. Tipperary her parents are music educators and all five of her siblings are accomplished musicians. She featured as a soloist on the soundtrack of the Disney film Tinker Bell. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
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You started playing the fiddle at age 6. What was the attraction? My parents are both amazing musicians so I wanted to be able to play with them and communicate with them on that level. I also played the piano, the flute and a bit on the bagpipe. I guess I wanted to play the fiddle because my mother played it. What can fans expect from your 10th Anniversary World Tour? Traditional Irish music is amazing. It tells amazing stories. The melodies are incredible.
Celtic Woman is an all-female Irish musical ensemble conceived and created by David Kavanagh, Sharon Browne   and David Downes , a former musical director of the Irish stage show Riverdance. Downes chose a repertoire that ranged from traditional Celtic tunes to modern songs. The show was meant to be a one-time event held in Dublin , Ireland, but multiple airings on PBS helped boost the group's popularity. The group's line-up has changed over the years. The group has undertaken a number of world tours. Cumulatively, albums by Celtic Woman have sold over nine million records worldwide. The foundation for Celtic music's popularity outside Ireland and Europe was built by tapping into the success of artists such as Enya , Moya Brennan and Clannad , along with stage shows Riverdance and Lord of the Dance. Celtic Woman has been described as being " Riverdance for the voice.