Emer Dunne & Drua

Music Biography

Emer Dunne is an accomplished and award winning vocalist, dancer & actress. She has performed on many stages nationwide and around Europe and Japan at International Festivals. Recently, Emer has been invited to script and direct some very successful music productions for arts theatres. Emer has sung with many well known artists including Frankie Gavin, The Celtic Tenors, John Spillane and more. She is also currently in pre production for her new album due for release in 2019. Emer’s musical roots are based in many genres and she has merged her styles with these talented musicians, forming Emer Dunne and Drua.

 

Robert Harvey is a talented flute player, a seven times All Ireland Champion and a graduate of Music Education from Trinity College Dublin.  Robert has completed his doctorate in music composition from the Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin, DIT. He has toured internationally alongside Donal Lunny and Moya Brennan among others and recently featured in the animated film ‘The Lost Letter’ narrated by Kate Winslet.


James Harvey is proficient on banjo and mandolin.  After completing a degree in Irish music from the Irish world academy of Music and Dance in Limerick University his talent and unique style of playing led him to perform all over Europe and the US. His love of music lies primarily in Irish music but he has studied a range of genres including classical mandolin, bluegrass and jazz. James also has a diploma in music education and completed an improvisation course with Berkley College of Music.

 

IMG_3542[1] Guitarist, Eamonn Moran is an accomplished, highly experienced guitarist. He has worked in the U.K , France and here in Ireland with The Abbey, Gaiety, and Olympia Theatres, among many other venues. He has done several TV and radio emissions(RTE and BBC) and has featured in many music festivals both here and abroad. Performing regularly with Drua, his knowledge and understanding of style and sound helps to give the group its unique edge.