Seán Dagher is an active performer, arranger, and composer of music from various classical and folk music traditions: Celtic, Baroque, Medieval, Arabic, Quebecois, and Maritime. He is artistic director and principal arranger of Skye Consort and and is a member of La Nef’s Artistic Commitee. Seán often provides arrangements for other ensembles and artists, including La Mandragore, Pierre Lapointe, Shannon Mercer, I Furiosi, Les Voix Baroques, and Les Voix Humaines. His music has been performed across Canada and the United States. Seán has recorded sea shanties and tavern songs for several video game sound-track in Assassin’s Creed 4 series, by Ubisoft. He has also performed and toured with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal under Maestro Kent Nagano.
Seán has worked with the Festival du Monde Arabe creating shows of Middle Eastern and North African music. He has arranged and composed music for audio books with story-teller and musician Suzanne De Serres, Youth Program Director for La Nef, and for American author Sandra Gulland. Seán has also been a composer and sound designer forseveral theatre productions. Seán has been nominated for numerous ADISQ and Opus awards and won prizes with La Nef and Les Charbonniers de l’Enfer for their concert and CD La Traverse Miraculeuse, with La Mandragore for the concert Convivencia, wand with La Nef for the creation of Leave her, Johnny. Despite all that Seán can frequently be found singing and playing in Irish pubs.