About The Eilidhs:
Munro - clàrsach & vocals
Originally from Bishopbriggs, Eilidh is currently
studying Celtic studies at Edinburgh University.
Before this She attended Douglas Academy Music
School where she studied harp, voice and cello.
She won the An Comunn Gàidhealach Gold Medal
for Ladies Solo Singing at the National Mod in 2013
and in 2014 was invited to perform a concert in
Sydney organised by Comunn Gaidhlig Astralia
(The Gaelic Society of Australia)
Eilidh Steel - fiddle & backing vocals
Eilidh is from Helensburgh, Argyllshire. She was awarded the Sir Jimmy Shand Scholarship to study a BA Honours degree in Scottish Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and since graduating has been working as a full time musician, composer and tutor.
Eilidh has toured extensively in the UK and abroad and has played at many high profile events. Eilidh plays as a duo with Mark Neal and for 8 years, on the side of performing, was the Artistic Director of the Scots Fiddle Festival, which is one of Scotland's biggest traditional music festivals.
The Eilidhs originally met through Fèis Dhùn Eideann (Edinburgh Fèis) when they were asked to perform in some local schools to promote the upcoming week long Fèis which they were both teaching at. They enjoyed working together and decided to form a duo. Since then they have performed many concerts together, including being invited to perform by the BBC at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and released their highly acclaimed Cd 'Ùr'
As well as concerts they can teach workshops on a range of instruments and levels - fiddle, Clàrsach, Gaelic song, Group work / Mixed instrument.