Profiles

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Donell Siobheann Frank Agnes Doug Erin Angus Maria

Donnell

Main role in the band: fiddle
Other Interests: sports (soccer, hockey, golf), old Western movies, farming, etc
What you may not know about Donnell:

  • He is the oldest boy in the family
  • Ice cream is his one of his favourite desserts
  • He used to play the drums in “The Leahy Family” band
  • He played on the University of Guelph varsity soccer team
  • Together with his wife Natalie, they have a collection of 15 fiddles, and a story behind each one
  • Father of 2

Siobheann

Main role in the band: bass, dancer, singer
What you may not know about Siobheann:

  • She can also play the piano and the fiddle.
  • Siobheann has a collection of paintings that she painted herself.  She astounded everyone when she took up the hobby 5 years ago and discovered a natural ability and affinity for this form of art.  
  • She loves the outdoors.
  • She has a flair for colour and design in all arenas.
  • Mother of 4

Frank

Main role in the band: drums
Other Interests: all kinds of sports, especially soccer, hockey & golf
What you may not know about Frank:

  • He loves a good plate of pasta.
  • He is considered a professional prankster who goes out of his way to plan and execute a good practical joke.
  • Frank is also an avid golfer and runner.  He hosts an annual golf tournament that has become renowned for its unbelievable scores(both good and bad), and guests.
  • He appears to be in a cage when playing the drums on stage but in fact, he is surrounded by plexiglass so that the volume of his kit can be controlled.
  • Father of 2

Agnes

Main roles in the band: dancer, keyboards, singer
Other Interests: swing dancing; sports of all kinds, nature
What you may not know about Agnes:

  • She is the mother of 5 children
  • Agnes excelled in math at school and continues to be the math consultant of the family.
  • She loves to bake and is famous for her dinner rolls from scratch.
  • She is the spitting image of our paternal grandmother, whose name was also Agnes!

Doug

Main role in the band: fiddle
Other Interests: sports (soccer, hockey, golf), farming, wood working
What you may not know about Doug:

  • He lives with his growing family of four children on the Leahy family homestead
  • He loves and is very skilled at working with horses
  • Doug is famous for making delicious fudge
  • He is the usually the ring-leader of “on stage” jokes

Erin

Main roles in the band: piano, singing, dancing
Other Interests: sports of all kinds; reading
What you may not know about Erin:

  • She is ambidextrous
  • Erin studied arts & sciences at Trent University in Peterborough
  • Erin plays in the local women’s soccer league during the summer

Angus

Main role in the band: fiddle
Other Interests: sports especially soccer, hockey, and golf, farming
What you may not know about Angus:

  • He’s the youngest member of the family and the band
  • Angus is always up for a challenge
  • He’s known for causing many belly laughs

Maria

Main role in the band: guitar
Other Interests: sports of all kinds, swing dancing, nature,  
What you may not know about Maria:

  • Her favourite movie is “The Sound of Music”
  • Maria is a certified teacher
  • She plays in the local women’s soccer league during the summer
  • She continues to make her thumbs a bit greener each summer!