Iona

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Singer/Harpist/Guitarist

After winning Sternberg Clarke's 'Next Big Thing' competition in 2012 Iona went on to perform at various events including the National Students TV Awards, Scarlet FM Awards and the Official Opening Event for the 2012 Olympic Games as well as having a resident performing spot at the some of London Park Plaza hotels.

Iona then went on to tour internationally as a Singing Harpist as a band member with Laura Mvula between 2012 to 2016, with Karen Elson in 2017 and with Neneh Cherry in 2018 until present. With these artists Iona has performed on various TV shows including Jonathan Ross, Graham Norton, Jools Holland, Jimmy Kimmel and The David Letterman show as well as on some of the world's biggest stages such as Glastonbury Main Stage, Coachella, The Nobel Peace Prize Concert, V Festival Main Stage, the O2 Arena and the Birmingham LG Arena.

As well as touring with Laura Mvula, Neneh Cherry and Karen Elson, Iona has also done session work for such artists as Maxi Jazz, Tom Chaplin, Mr Jukes and Nakhane. 

 

While Iona specialises in pop and contemporary covers she has also been classically trained making her set suitable for any occasion.


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  • Singer and Harpist Iona Thomoas performs on stage at Confex 2012 as part of entertainment agency talent competition The Next Big Thing.

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