Maeve Gilchrist Books
Maeve Gilchrist has been credited as an innovator on the Celtic Harp due to her uniquely chromatic use of the instrument. She was was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, and grew up immersed in traditional folk music. She attended the City of Edinburgh Music School where she spent seven years studying classical piano, Celtic harp and vocals. She received a full scholarship from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA where she studied jazz and world music, alongside a colorful career as a professional musician and teacher.
Maeve is currently based in Boston MA. She tours regularly either as a duo with Scottish bassist Aidan O Donnell or with her extended alternative String Quartet fusing her Scottish roots with the colors and freedoms of jazz to produce a fresh and unique new sound.