Mark Redmond – Uilleann Pipes / Whistles

Photo of Mark Redmond
Photo of Mark Redmond

With a musical upbringing in purely traditional uilleann piping, Mark Redmond has gained vast experience in recent years as a performer who fuses with a range of various genres. He has performed as soloist on numerous occasions with the RTE Concert Orchestra; The RTE National Symphony Orchestra (including the historic state visit of Queen Elisabeth II to Ireland); Camerata Ireland (under the direction of Barry Douglas);
The Savannah Philharmonic, USA and the Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne, France.

Mark has also toured globally as a soloist performer in his own right as well as with renowned stage shows, namely Riverdance and Celtic Legends.

Over the years he has also joined other touring ensembles such as The Irish Memory Orchestra, The Irish Harp Orchestra and a host of provisional ensembles on behalf of Culture Ireland and the Department of Foreign Affairs to promote Ireland overseas and demonstrate its rich culture.

Mark was appointed Principal Uilleann Piper of the Irish Memory Orchestra in 2017 on the recommendation of his predecessor and mentor Mick O’Brien.