Maine Celtic Celebration

Maine Celtic Celebration

Maine Celtic Celebration

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Sean Heely Celtic Trio

Seán Heely is a U.S National Scottish Fiddle Champion as well as an award-winning Irish Fiddler and singer in the folk and Gaelic traditions of Scotland and Ireland. Seán holds a degree from University of South Carolina in Classical Violin Performance and was a 2019 Artist in Residence at Strathmore Music Center in Maryland. An educator in demand, Seán is an Adjunct Instructor at the American University. He has also been on the faculty at several summer camps such as the Acadia Trad School in Bar Harbor. He has performed in Scotland, Ireland, and at venues in the U.S such as the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

The trio also includes acclaimed multi-instrumentalist Kevin Elam, and Scottish border piper Tracy Jenkins. The three bring together multiple different instruments to perform fiery dance tunes and ancient, soaring melodies from Scotland and Ireland. They have rich vocal harmonies in their solid song repertoire that features ballads, sea shanties, and songs in Irish and Scottish folk tradition. Seán plays fiddle, mandocello, shruti box, and sings in English, Irish, and Scots Gaelic. Kevin plays guitar, whistle, banjo, and is an accomplished vocalist. Tracy plays highland pipes, border pipes, and whistle.

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