Jenny O’Brien is a professional wedding singer and pianist, based in the West of Ireland.
Over the years she has gained the reputation as being one of the most sought after wedding singers on the Irish wedding scene and will provide beautiful music for your wedding ceremony that is second to none.
With many years of experience performing as a professional ceremony musician, having been involved in the Irish wedding industry for over a decade, she can offer you sound advice, help and recommendations when it comes to choosing your wedding music.
Her repertoire contains a wide selection of musical styles and genres, from classical and sacred music, to any other contemporary songs you may have in mind for your wedding ceremony.
Vocalist and Pianist
Her distinctive, strong voice, and skills as a musician, make her a very popular choice for couples who are looking for unique and memorable wedding music on their big day.
Jenny is comfortable singing in many different styles – from contemporary to classical, to traditional and jazz. She can offer you and wide repertoire of music which means whether you are having a religious or civil ceremony, you have a wealth of songs at your fingertips. She can perform in English, Irish, Italian, Latin and French.
Jenny’s formal training was as a classical vocalist, a mezzo-soprano and has the vocal range to tackle any songs you may have in mind for your ceremony, no matter what your preferred style – anything from Adele to Ave Maria!
Jenny originally trained in both vocal technique and piano in the Wexford School of Music. As a youngster she performed in various shows and events as part of the Wexford Opera Festival in her hometown, while also developing a proficiency in playing piano by ear. Having left school and moved to Galway in 1995 to complete a Fine Art degree, Jenny quickly became immersed in the Galway Arts and Music scene. Gigging professionally and adding to her repertoire since the age of seventeen, she is equally able to perform classical arias, or improvise in a less formal setting, firing out well-known pop songs and standards.
She performed with the Galway Baroque Singers and has been an active part of the Galway music scene and national wedding industry for many years, playing both solo gigs, piano residencies, and with bands. Her involvement with original projects extends to recording, arrangement, and also qualifying twice as a finalist in a national radio competition, “Beat the Original” on Today FM.
She supported The Waterboys as part of an original duo and has also recently performed as a piano accompanist for the Scoil Chaithriona Renmore’s Sign & Sing choir in the National Concert Hall, Dubin. Last year, as part of the Cuirt International Literature festival, Jenny composed, arranged and performed the piano soundtrack to the theatre piece “Imagining Nora”.
Jenny is currently the female vocalist and keyboard player with the popular and energetic Galway-based wedding band, The Sixty Five. She is also founder band member of the long-established PLAY night in Galway city centre, which is a unique open-mic platform encouraging and accompanying young, original and new singer/songwriters and performers.
As well as an accomplished performer, Jenny is a qualified sound engineer, and Suzuki method trained piano teacher.