Ursula Burns Achill Harp Fest

Ursula  Burns

Saturday 24 October Concert 8pm
Sunday 25 October Harp and Song Workshop Intermediate 10.45am

Songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and comedienne Ursula Burns has been smashing the stereo-typical image of the harp for 25 years by performing and touring the world with her music through Song writing, Theatre, Circus and Comedy.

Her debut album in 1998 According to Ursula Burns gained her a nomination at the hot press awards for best newcomer. She has released 6 solo studio albums the most recent being The Dangerous Harpist. She has composed a wealth of music for theatre and Circus, including most recently a soundtrack recording for Cahoots NI show, The Assistants Revenge.

Ursula accidentally fell into comedy after winning the Irish Musical Comedy Awards 2012. Her comedy show, I do it for the Money was nominated for the Malcolm Hardee Award at the Edinburgh festival.

Ursula started 2020 with her first Tedx Talk and also featured on BBC  Collaborations alongside The Wood Burning Savages. Ursula is a unique artist who defies catorigisation with a diverse, wide ranging career.