Hilary Davies (Harmony Yemanya) is a flautist, multi-instrumentalist and composer, who divides her time between studying music therapy at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, and living with her partner in the mountains of Snowdonia, north Wales. She has a BA and MA in music from the University of Cambridge (Gonville and Caius college), and studied for a Postgraduate Performance diploma in flute at Trinity College of Music, London. As well as flute, she plays a number of other instruments including violin, piano, guitar, viola da gamba and crwth. She writes and performs her own songs, and has recorded four solo albums of her original compositions: "Internal Sunshine" (2006), "Medicina" (2008), "Through the Lanes" (2011) and "Eirlys" (2017).

Her latest release, "Eirlys", is a collection of original songs on the themes of nature, loss and Celtic spirituality, as well as original arrangements of traditional folk songs in Cymraeg (Welsh).

Music samples

"Hiraeth am Feirion" (trad. Cymraeg, arranged by Hilary Davies) and "Snowdrop" (lyrics and music: Hilary Davies) are from "Eirlys (Snowdrop)" (2017).