NYC native singer-songwriter Cheryl Ann Cassidy is just about to release her first full-length studio album set for release in 2022. The album produced by Grammy award winner Brian Forbes will feature tracks featuring some of the classic Irish tunes Cheryl was raised on.
The album will feature originals which are co-written by Irish songwriter Mark Caplice & New York City composer Shanan Estreicher and producer Brian Forbes.
Genre: Folk, Americana, Country, Celtic, Pop
Influences: Cara Dillon, Mary Black, Martina McBride, Celine Dion, Aoife O'Donovan, Sarah Jarosz, James Morrison
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ABOUT CHERYL ANN CASSIDY
Cheryl Ann Cassidy is a singer from Maspeth Queens, New York with both her parents hailing from a small village called Glenelly in County Tyrone, Ireland.
Singing since the age of six, Cheryl Ann’s love of singing developed early on which she credits to listening to the songs her parents raised her on from Ireland. Cheryl Ann’s singing is heavily influenced by the likes of Cara Dillon, Mary Black, Martina McBride, Celine Dion, Aoife O'Donovan, Sarah Jarosz, and James Morrison
Cheryl Ann got her start at the prestigious Fiorello H. LaGuardia Performing Arts High School in New York City as a vocal major. Cheryl Ann then went on to graduate with her Bachelor's Degree in Music Education & Vocal studies from Aaron Copland School of Music and received her Masters in Special Education with her thesis in musical therapy.
Cheryl Ann has appeared on The Voice, Glee Project Season 2, and Irish TV. Her most recent projects include a recent nationwide skincare commercial. Cheryl Ann also originated the role of Emily in a developmental musical titled Once Round the Circle and has performed in national tours and numerous musical theatre productions.
She has also experienced a successful touring career, performing at venues, large and small, both as a headliner and opener for many musical acts in the US and in Ireland. She has also performed on charter cruises with The New York Show Band and has performed as a lead singer for numerous events in the city.
Cheryl Ann will be releasing her first album. The album features some of the classic Irish tunes Cheryl Ann was raised on. The album also includes originals that were co-written with the talented Irish Eurovision songwriter Mark Caplice and with talented New York City composer Shanan Estreicher and producer Brian Forbes.
One of Cheryl Ann’s most recent performances hit over 400,000 views on social media and was shared by none other than Phil Coulter and Mary Black.