Emily Flack from Dorchester, Ontario, but now living in Limerick, likewise comes from a family steeped in the music tradition, this time the music of Cape Breton and Ontario. Her mother is Denise Leahy of the famed “Leahy” family from Lakefield, Ontario, who are a true powerhouse in the world of Canadian folk music. She is a champion step dancer, pianist and singer/ song-writer at the highest level and has undertaken an MA in “Traditional Irish Song” at the University of Limerick, Ireland.
Emily has performed at festivals and venues across North America and has also been a guest artist with Leahy, Shane Cook and Natalie MacMaster. Nowadays she is concentrating on writing her own music and songs and has just completed recording a new EP called “Throwing Shapes” which is receiving huge acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic.