Emmet Cahill is 28 years old and hails from Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland.
In recent years, he has been widely hailed as ‘ Ireland’s Most Exciting Young Tenor’ , having performed in over 80 cities throughout North America
In March 2018, Emmet made his sold out debut at New York’s Carnegie Hall , to rave reviews. The evening before this performance, Emmet performed a special concert for the Aisling Irish Community Center in Yonkers NY, Raising much needed funds for homeless communities around the city.
He signed his debut Irish album to Sony Music USA , which achieved huge success and debuted at #1 on the Billboard World Music Charts.
Recently, Emmet had the honour of opening the New York St.Patricks Day Parade as well as being invited to sing at St.Patricks Cathedral in New York.
He has been named ‘Irish Tenor Of The Year ‘ by the Irish American Music Association, and was awarded the ‘John McCormack Bursary’ for most promising young tenor, in addition to the “Most Promising Young Singer” at the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
In 2011 Emmet was chosen to be a lead singer with the international Irish music phenomenon, Celtic Thunder.Over the years Emmet has performed over 350 shows with the group throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. The group have appeared on numerous radio and TV shows such as PBS, QVC, Fox and Friends and the Today Show .
Just last year , they were awarded recognition by Sony Music for over 2.5 million Album and DVD sales worldwide.
The group have produced 10 PBS Television specials and their concert programmes still broadcast on public television every day of the year in various states across America.
The group most notably performed a special concert for the the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Pentagon in Washington DC by special invitation from General Martin E Dempsey
In January 2017, Emmet had the honour of being officially introduced by Senator Tim Kennedy to the elected members of the New York State Senate.
In his home country of Ireland , he has performed in concert for the President of Ireland, at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland’s national football stadium, and an annual fundraising concert in his hometown of Mullingar in aid of Westmeath Hospice.Emmet received a 5 year “Schola Cantorum” music scholarship at his high school, St.Finian’s College Mullingar. At 18 he began his formal training when he attended the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
Having established himself one of the most in demand Irish music acts in America, Emmet is due to Announce more US tour dates in the coming months.