Biography

Jacquelyn’ recently performed as guest artist with Liam Ó Maonlaí on his solo UK tour, and performed with the London Irish Pensioners’ Choir at RTE’s “Ireland 100” concert at RDS, Dublin.

Jacquelyn is traditional Flute and Whistle tutor at the Irish Cultural Centre, London;  and Senior Lecturer in Folk at Leeds College of Music.

“Transfixing playing” Kingsbury Guardian

 

 

"Folk Musician, Actor-musician.

“Inventive flautist” Time Out (Critic’s Choice)

Jacquelyn’s debut CD “Silver and Wood” was released to critical acclaim in 2014.

In 2015, a UK tour of Silver and Wood was supported by Arts Council England; and Jacquelyn was an official show-case artist  at Folk Alliance International  U.S..  A solo tour of Italy for Donne in Musica’s Concert Series “Incontri Con Le Compositrici” followed, which featured the works of six female composers and including Jacquelyn’s own works. Since then Jacquelyn continues to work nationally and internationally. Jacquelyn is Associate Artist with Goldfinch Whistles.

Theatre:

Jacquelyn has worked for over 30 theatre companies as an actor musician (“Rare charisma” The Stage) and composed music for theatre including additional music for Rebel Song; the mad songs for KAOS Theatre’s Hamlet (“A tortured and Pre-Raphaelite Ophelia” – The Stage) the KAOS Kassandra, a song for Merlin at the Riverside Studios London starring as Guinevere); Sinan Unel’s Pera Palas at the Arcola Theatre Dalston, and music for the Gate Theatre She was commissioned by Tyneside Irish Festival to compose the music for  “Father Cass’ Bodhran.”