Emmet Cahill is 30 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. The evening prior, he performed a special concert for the Aisling Irish Community Center in Yonkers NY, raising much needed funds for homeless communities around the city.
His Irish album was signed and released with Sony Music USA , and debuted at #1 on the Billboard World Music Charts.
Emmet has 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 was named ‘Irish Tenor Of The Year ‘ by the Irish American Music Association, and 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.
To date, Emmet has performed over 350 shows with the group throughout the United States, Canada and Australia, including numerous appearances on TV shows such as PBS, QVC, Fox and Friends and the Today Show .
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 broadcast on public television every day of the year in various states across America.
They 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, he has performed in concert for the President of Ireland, at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland’s national football stadium, and annually performs a concert in his hometown of Mullingar in aid of North 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 professional training the Royal Irish Academy of Music.