Teresa O’Donnell (Secretary)

For the past two decades, Teresa O’Donnell has worked as a freelance pedal and Irish harpist throughout Ireland, Europe and North America. Teresa lectured in music at St. Patrick’s College, DCU for six years and was awarded a Foras Feasa fellowship to research a PhD which she completed in 2012. She recently co-authored Sisters of the Revolutionaries: Margaret and Mary Brigid Pearse with her sister, Mary Louise O’Donnell.

Teresa began her harp studies with the late Sr. Eugene McCabe at Mount Sackville School, Dublin and later studied with the renowned French harpist Sebastien Lipman, and attended masterclasses with Professor Witsenberg and Han Ann Liu. A diverse musician, she has performed with the Irish Chamber Orchestra and has appeared on stage with Andrea Bocelli, Sinead O’ Connor, The Chieftains, The Celtic Tenors, Tommy Fleming and Katherine Jenkins. Teresa has featured on BBC, RTÉ, CNN and NHK (Japan).