MUSICIAN // ACADEMIC
As an award-winning folk singer, Fay Hield has toured and recorded with the biggest names in folk music, both as the founder of supergroup The Full English, as well as her own band The Hurricane Party.
As a Professor of Music at the University of Sheffield, Fay leads research around increasing and diversifying participation in folk singing.
Bringing new arrangements to old songs, Fay continues in her exploration of the incredible repertoire that is the English tradition, pushing at the boundaries of our engagement with music.
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“Fay’s songs merge seamlessly into the tradition...
the result is compelling, intelligent and atmospheric"
– RnR Magazine ★★★★★
Fay is involved in a number of projects, from community music organisations to academic research projects. You can click through to their individual websites or read more here...