David Power

David Power is a master of the uilleann pipes. Influenced by the great pipers of the past, he has won All-Ireland and Oireachtas Piping prizes and makes appearances at many international festi-vals. He has been a member of music groups, including Liam Clancy’s ‘Fairweather Band’, ‘Gorumna’ and more recently ‘Masters of Tradition’ and ‘Pipers Union’. He performed in the off-Broadway production ‘Love’s Pure Light’, recorded music for the Irish Repertory Theatre’s staging of ‘The Field’ and was a cast member and musician in the Broadway production of Eugene O’Neill’s ‘A Touch of the Poet’, starring Gabriel Byrne. He has three critically acclaimed solo re-cordings ‘My Love is in America’, ‘Cuachín Ghleann Neifin’ and ‘The Eighteen Moloney’ (2014). He has performed with poets Michael Davitt, Kerry Hardie, Seamus Heaney, Dermot Bolger, Maighread Medbh, Grace Wells, Clodagh Beresford-Dunne, Doireann ní Ghríofa and Robert Pin-sky. In addition, he worked with accordionist Tony MacMahon, writer Dermot Bolger and Director John Comisky to develop a show called ‘The Frost is All Over’ which gained significant attention. He regularly performs with fiddle player Martin Hayes and his most recent collaboration is a pro-ject for stage with Kerry Hardie and Olivia O’Leary, based on the 6th Century Irish Christian church which had its debut at the Kilkenny Arts festival in 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Waterford Institute of Technology and a post-graduate diploma in primary education at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.

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