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Phoenix

The group has four members :

Jack Hennessy is a recent graduate of TU Dublin Conservatoire and plays Irish traditional flute, whistle and bodhrán. He is a member of the trad trio ‘Préachán’. Jack has also participated and taught at Ethno Germany 2017 and Ethno England 2018, a collaborative and global music project for traditional musicians of all backgrounds. He has performed at an array of festivals, including Tandem Festival (Oxford) and the Wales International Harp Festival.

Baptiste Loosfelt is a traditional violin player, currently in his final year at the Pôle Aliénor in Poitiers. As part of his training, he had the opportunity to spend a year in Dublin deepening his knowledge of Irish traditional violin at the TU Dublin Conservatoire. During his year in Ireland, he met Luke, Jack and Fionn with whom he has collaborated on various musical projects.

Fionn Ó hAlmhain is an Uilleann piper, flautist and singer, who was born in Berlin and raised in Co. Wicklow.  He has recently completed a BMus degree at the TU Dublin Conservatoire.  Fionn has appeared as both a solo performer and as a member of various ensembles both at home and abroad, with performances including concerts at the Glór theatre with the Irish Memory Orchestra, at Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh alongside Carlos Nunes and Mícheál Ó Súilleabháín and at the Festival Interceltique.

Luke Webb is an exciting young Irish traditional harpist who graduated from TU Dublin Conservatoire with a Bachelor of Music degree and is currently furthering his career on their Masters in Music Performance programme.  He has performed at an array of festivals and venues, such as the National Concert Hall, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin City Hall, Wales Harp Festival, and Edinburgh International Harp Festival. His original compositions have been debuted nationally and internationally.