Mary and The Pigeons
Mary and the Pigeons are a band hatched by Mary Barnecutt with the additional talents of instrumental friends and collegues.
Max Greenwood on keyboard.
Niamh Roche/Lisa Dowdall/Kathrine Barnecutt on viola.
Ailbhe Kirkan/Catherine Humphries and Ciarán Crilly on violin.
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Mary Barnecutt works in Ireland as a freelance musician, teacher, arranger and vocalist. She has played and sung with many eminent Irish artists including Seti the First, Julie Feeney, Vanishing Lakes, Adrian Crowley, Vyvienne Long, Max Greenwood, Chequerboard, Sive and Declan de Barra.
Her debut album 'Into Air' recorded with Stephen Shannon was released April 2016.
It features guests Redmond O'Toole, Shelley Bukspan, Adrian Crowley and regular players Max Greenwood, Niamh Roche and Alibhe Kirkan.
Other recent projects include collaboration with Slow Moving Clouds' Kevin Murphy on duo cello compositions, playing as a member of Vanishing Lakes (including Matthew Nolan (3epkano) and Adrian Crowley) and work on a group of songs/spoken word pieces for live performance in the 5 Lamps Festival 'As a Woman I...'
'It's like chamber folk' - Kaleidescope 's Lioba Petrie