Sharon worked with me a few years ago - great nights, great music. She's an exciting and innovative player with great feeling in her music." - Finbar Furey
Sharon is a multi-instrumentalist and composer based in Dublin, Ireland. She is best known for her unique and impressive style of fiddle playing and her ability to play many instruments at a high standard including tin - whistle, guitar, mandolin, banjo and flute. Her latest album also showcases Sharon's unique vocal talent. Sharon is a much sought after session musician and has shared the stage with many renowned Irish artists including The Dubliners, Finbar Furey and Sharon Shannon. .
Sharon originally hails from North Dublin and has a rich background in traditional Irish music which was cultivated by her father Michael Hussey, an accomplished musician and songwriter. From a young age she was very influenced by her father's eclectic taste in music. This is evident in her fiddle playing alongside her unique ability to jam along to anything from reggae to heavy metal! Sharon released her debut album 'Inisheer' at the age of 19. Since then, her music has brought her worldwide, from the heavenly shores of Hawaii to the bustling streets of Beijing. Sharon was the winner of the prestigious Golden Fiddle Awards in Melbourne, Australia in 2010.
At present, Sharon is based in Dublin as a full time musician and is enjoying playing shows with talented and upcoming Irish artists Black Bank Folk and Stephen Walsh. She is also focusing on a new solo album which she hopes to release in the near future.