Aislinn Gagliardi is a Chicago based Irish harper, composer, teacher and recording artist. Drawing from her background in Irish dance and influenced by a diverse musical range from classical to Cape Breton, her distinct style shines through her music in an open and honest way. Known for her syncopated and melodic accompaniment, her compositions and arrangements offer a fresh perspective to the Irish music tradition.
Gagliardi performs frequently at the Milwaukee Irish Fest and is a regular at traditional Irish music sessions in the Chicago area. She is on faculty at the Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music and teaches workshops at the Old Town School of Folk Music.
Aislinn Gagliardi performs on Saturday, July 7 at 1pm on the Fifth Province Stage and 2:30pm in the Library South Room.