Dolores Keane (born 1953) is an Irish folk singer. She was a founding member and vocalist of De Dannan, an Irish folk music group. Dolores left to marry John Faulkner in 1977. They were both multi-instrumentalists.
José Ángel Hevia Velasco was born in Villaviciosa, Asturias (Spain) in 1967. He first came into contact with the bagpipes when he was four years old during a procession in Amandi when he was with his grandfather. It was there that the image of a man and his bagpipes had an impact on the very young José Ángel.
An Irish duo comprising songwriter/producer Reg Keating and programmer/producer Phillip O'Reilly. They began working together at Owl studio in Dublin, Ireland during 1997 and quickly established a good musical partnership. Phillip plays keyboard and guitar while Reg plays keyboards and a selection of Irish flutes and whistles.
Enaid is a Celtic new age quartet formed by David Arkenstone (keyboards, guitar, mandolin, percussion), Diane Arkenstone (vocals, keyboards), Don Markese (flute, pennywhistle) and Joel Derouin (violin).
Méav Ní Mhaolchatha never imagined that music could take her this far. “Ireland has changed a lot in the few years since I graduated from university” she says. “There was no sign of the Celtic Tiger and I presumed that music for me would simply be a passionate hobby”.
Chloe Agnew is an Irish singer who is well known mostly for her part in the popular PBS special and touring group Celtic Woman, where her renditions of "Nella Fantasia" and "Ave Maria" were particularly well received. She lives in Dublin, where she attends Alexandra College Girl's School.
Adiemus consists of the Welsh composer Karl Jenkins and his Finnish "Adiemus Singers". The session singer Miriam Stockley performed the vocal parts on the first four albums. Additional vocals were provided by Mary Carewe on all but Dances of Time, which saw the introduction of the Finnish Adiemus Singers (who would later reappear on Vocalise).
The Mediæval Bæbes are an English ensemble of female musicians founded by Miranda Sex Garden member Katharine Blake in London in 1996, featuring some of her MSG cohorts as well as other friends who share her love of medieval music. The lineup often rotates from album to album, and ranges from 6to 12 members.
Hayley Dee Westenra (born 10 April 1987 in Christchurch, New Zealand) is a New Zealand soprano of Irish heritage. Her first internationally released album, Pure, reached #1 on the UK classical charts in 2003 and has sold more than two million copies worldwide. Westenra has received awards for her contribution to music, both in New Zealand and elsewhere.
Enam was born in 1975. His mother inspired him musically at an early age with her singing in a choir and her playing the accordion, organ and guitar. Enam started experimenting with these instruments and the two sang harmonies together.