Catherine McHugh

Instruments: Piano

Catherine (Kate) McHugh is one of the most outstanding young accompanists in Irish traditional music today. Growing up in an area steeped in legends of Irish traditional music, Catherine grew up listening to and playing with many of the outstanding East Galway musicians. Her approach to piano accompaniment, heavily influenced by legends of the piano is far beyond her years with a unique understanding of the music she performs. Catherine is in high demand as an accompanist and has performed at many festivals and concerts nationally and internationally.

Arts Council 70
Cork County Council
Pure Cork