The guest ‘castaway’ on the Ciaran Dorris Sunday Session this week is young singer-songwriter Heather Young.
Born and brought up in Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Heather is just 16 and displays a musical talent and maturity beyond her youth. Having experienced an upbringing of music festivals, folk clubs and sessions with friends and family, her talents as a singer/songwriter have been founded on growing up within the folk traditions.
Her confidence, enthusiasm and natural ability to communicate her songs have been recognised by established musicians and the folk world where she is increasingly being asked to perform on the club and festival circuit.
Her haunting voice and accomplished guitar playing style are attracting new audiences wherever she plays. As a member of the Lanarkshire Songwriters Group, Heather has developed as a writer and composer of her own music. At the age of 15 she was accepted to perform at the Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Open Stage and was highly commended for her performance.
With a promising career in music ahead of her, Heather continues to enjoy playing at festivals, clubs and sessions across the country.
Ciaran Dorris Sunday Session, 13 November 5.00-7.00pm and Catch Up anytime.