Seána Davey plays the Irish, Electric and Concert harps. She studied with the Royal Irish Academy of Music, and holds the Associate Diploma in Teaching. She also holds a 1st class honours degree B.A (hons) in Music (performance major) and Irish language from National University of Ireland, Maynooth, and a Master’s of Science (M.Sc) in Music Technology from Univeristy of Limerick, Ireland.
The youngest of a musical family, Seána is also a successful Irish dancer, competing in international and national Irish dancing competitions before joining various dance shows and touring internationally with them.
Now based in London, Seána leads a busy life as a professional harpist. She has toured extensively as a harpist with various productions and artists extensively throughout Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. Amongst these countries she has performed on stages such as the Fox Theatres in Detroit, St. Louis and Atlanta, The McCaw Theatre in Seattle, The Sony Centre in Toronto, The Beacon Theatre in New York City, The Olympic Park Arena in Sydney, Melbourne Sports Arena, Hyde Park; PROMS in the Park, London amongst many more. She has recorded two albums to date, the second of which will be released at the end of this year. She now composes music, and collaborates with artists of other genres, including Classical, Folk, South American, Jazz, Celtic, Asian Fusion and World Music. She was featured in ‘Vogue’ magazine as being the harpist on site at Dolce & Gabbana’s home in Portofino, Italy for the launch of the Autumn couture line.
She records regularly with producers for television library music, guesting most recently on the new album of the famed Afro Celt Sound System, and has worked with producers and musical directors associated with Real World Records, Birdy, Peter Gabriel and more.
A regular harpist at The Ivy Club, Seána performs in many well known venues, including; Kensington Palace, Hyde Park: Proms in the Park, The Ritz, The Rosewood Hotel, Coworth Park, The Savoy, The National Portrait Gallery, Blackheath Music Conservatoire, The Oriental Club, The Langham, The National Festival Hall and many more. When not in London, Seána travels internationally regularly (Middle East, Italy, Germany, France and North America) for private work including corporate entertainment, location weddings, private parties and on-site recording.