Launching her debut solo album Nae Sweets for Shy Bairns, Heather Downie holds nothing back in her feisty, fresh approach to her harp playing. Having been introduced to Scottish music by the late Martyn Bennett, Heather has been involved in music from a young age. Graduating from the RSAMD with a first class honours degree, Heather went on to achieve distinction in her postgraduate diploma in performance studies. No stranger to performing Heather was a Young Traditional Musician of the Year finalist in 2015. She teaches at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and plays with the band Top Floor Taviers. She has toured across Europe and America and is the Co-founder of Harp Bazzar teaching and promoting group work for the harp.