Welcome to The Key Notes Website. Have a song that needs harmonising?…just let us know. From acapella versions of Opera and Irish Music, Jazz to contemporary Rock songs, The Key Notes are one of the worlds top close harmony groups. Puccini to Massive Attack, WB Yeats to Johnny Cash, we are equal opportunity harmonisers. From intimate concerts in Irelands top venues to entertaining 50000 live on centre pitch, The Key Notes can adapt their performance to suit any situation!
Consisting of 5 Male voices, All the members have considerable international performance experience in a diverse number of musical fields.Traditional Irish music fuses with jazz and opera to give an all encompassing musical experience. Their blend is superb as, although all operate as soloists, they have all in the past been part of top quality choral groups, such as the National Chamber Choir of Ireland and the choral group, Anúna.
The Key Notes have performed in all the country’s top venues, with highlights including performances at The National Concert Hall Of Ireland, The RDS Concert Hall, The RDS Arena, and The Aviva Stadium. They have performed frequently at music festivals with several members performing (in a barbershop quartet Capacity!) at festivals including Glastonbury, The Lake Of Stars Festival in Malawi, Electric Picnic and The Harvest Festival In Melborne and Sydney.
At home in Ireland, The Key Notes have appeared numerously on Irish Television and Radio, written, arranged and performed for advertisement jingles and movie soundtracks, and were delighted (and shocked) to even manage to grace the front cover of a monthly magazine!
As Solo artists, they are all very accomplished singers, as you will see from the short biographies below, and have performed on the great stages of the world from The Royal Albert Hall, to The Great Hall of The People, in Beijing. They have performed for, and alongside some of the worlds great artists with fans ranging from the great Placido Domingo to Dublin’s own Ross O Carroll Kelly.
The group consists of:
Eunan Mc Donald:
a Classical Crooner, with a wealth of experience in a diverse number of musical styles. Eunan was lead soloist in Michael Flatley’s stunning “Feet of Flames” extravaganza in front of an audience of 30,000 in Hyde Park, London
the group’s fog horn, a former corner stone of the Irish National Chamber Choir, an accomplished classical singer, with a Masters degree in Opera Performance
one of Ireland’s leading writers and arrangers, a world-class choral tenor, not to mention a falsetto specialist
who has travelled worldwide to wide critical acclaim, as the lead solo singer with Riverdance, and Druid; Jeremy is a traditional and classical specialist
who has travelled worldwide as a jazz singer, is a highly trained opera singer much in demand with orchestras and opera companies in Ireland and the UK, and recently released his first solo Orchestral album