Siobhan Miller is one of the foremost singers in Scotland. Already a two time winner of the ‘Scots Singer of the Year’ award and a recipient of a ‘BBC Young Folk Award’ with Orkney’s Jeana Leslie. She has a first class Honours degree in Scottish Music from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow. Since graduating she has toured extensively throughout Britain, Europe and America appearing at folk clubs, arts centres and festivals.
Siobhan has collaborated with many of Scotland’s top musicians and most recently joined ‘Salt House’ who released their debut album ‘Lay your Dark Low’ to great acclaim. ‘Flight of Time’ her debut solo album was made in collaboration with reputed singer-songwriter James Grant, and marks an exciting new chapter in her career showcasing her song- writing talent. Siobhan also guests on the CD ‘Steele the Show’ a tribute to the song- writing of the late Davy Steele, and appeared in the live concert during Celtic Connections 2011.
TV appearances include BBC Alba’s Scottish Songbook from Celtic Connections 2010, and BBC Scotland’s Hogmanay Live 2011 New Year show, webcast worldwide, when Siobhan led ‘Auld Lang Syne’ at midnight. She also performed on Broadway, New York where she was resident singer in the Mabou Mines production of ‘Peter and Wendy’, with music composed by Johnny Cunningham. She also works for Live Music Now and has lead many workshops in singing & Scots song.
We welcome her to The Witham for her first visit with the super talented guitar and bouzuki player Aaron Jones (Kate Rusby Band, Old Blind Dogs and Litha). As well as being an official accompanist for the BBC Young Traditional Scottish Musician of the Year Awards for several years, Aaron was voted ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’ in a public vote at the 2005 Scots Trad Music Awards.
“Siobhan is the finest young interpreter of Scottish Traditional song” – Scotland on Sunday