Anne-Marie O’Farrell

Anne-Marie O’Farrell’s development of the Irish harp as a concert instrument has led to performances and recordings for TV and radio throughout Europe, the USA, Scandinavia and Japan. She is noted for her transcriptions of keyboard, lute and pedal harp repertoire for the Irish harp, and for her unique levering techniques. As a result other innovations in this area, she was consultant to Salvi harp makers on the design of their Irish harp, the Livia. Anne-Marie has just completed a residency in composition at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, and was recently awarded her PhD from Queens University, Belfast. She has released solo CDs and recorded with Cormac De Barra. The Chieftains and Moya Brennan.