Ruby Maher the youngest member of the band, has excelled in her career already at the young age of 12. From starring on Will.I.Am’s team on The Voice UK Kids to numerous TV appearances. She is a ray of sunshine, and with her big smile she steals the hearts of people anywhere she goes. As Will.I.Am said “She has awesome energy” and “Is the type of singer that can sing any type of song beautifully”. Ruby is the voice of this generation, speaking to our hearts as she sings this lullaby to help save the world.
Robyn Maher is a 17-year-old student that has an evident passion for music and performing arts. Robyn started performing at the tender age of 3 and has adored it ever since. She has performed on stages all across Ireland and the UK, including theatres such as The Helix, The Olympia, The Curve Theatre in Leicester.
Robyn has also made numerous TV appearances including, “Junior Eurovision”, “Realta agus Gaolta” and the film “Dating Amber”. Robyn also travelled to California, LA in 2018 to compete in the World Championships of Performing Arts, competing in the categories of dance, singing, modelling and instrumental (piano), she proudly arrived back to Ireland with 14 World Champion medals and 2 World Titles.
Robyn lives to sing, dance and act but one of her first loves has been her passion for playing the piano since the age of 3. Robyn loves performing with her sisters and her dad, cherishing these special memories that she will have forever.
Stacy Maher is 19 years old who has been singing and dancing for as long as she can remember. She is currently in her second year of training at Laine Theatre Arts where she will receive a diploma in Dance and Musical theatre. Stacy also trained at Phoenix Performing Arts College, with whom she got to perform some of her dream roles, including Lauren in Kinky Boots, Carrie in Carousel and Eponine in Les misérables at the Helix Theatre for her graduation showcase! She has competed in Los Angeles in 2018 at the World Championships of Performing Arts, coming home with many gold and silver medals for her country.
Stacy has also performed across the UK and Ireland, most notably, being recognised by West End and Broadway Stars and receiving “star of the show” for playing the role of Ms Hannigan in Annie at The Curve Theatre, Leicester. She is no stranger to the stage and has played many roles including Tiffany in Back to the 80’s with Stage Academy and Patty in Grease with SGPA. Stacy has also appeared in film and TV- Most recently in Amazons original movie “dating amber” and RTE’s documentary of Mairin deBurca- A Loner’s Instinct were she plays young Mairin. The Maher’s have appeared on Ireland’s most talented family “Reolta agus Gaolta” were Stacy and her family won the first heat and made it all the way to the semi-finals.
The band leader Dave Maher is a legend in the Irish music industry from winning opportunity knocks with 24 million people voting when he was the lead singer of the band and just like his youngest daughter Ruby is now with The Mahers. He won this huge show with the very first version of the Mahers performing with his brothers and sister and then on to his many hit singles and numerous TV appearances and tours of the UK, Europe and North America with his band Dave Maher and the Rockets. This is all documented in the amazing new book just released about his life ''Stars and Troubadours '' by Harry O'Reilly.
'Lullaby for the World'
Written by Irish Songwriter, Brendan Graham
Brendan Graham is one of Ireland’s most successful songwriters, having written two winning Eurovision entries for Ireland (Rock N Roll Kids and The Voice) as well as one of the most successful songs in the history of popular music, You Raise Me Up, which to date has been recorded over hundreds of times in numerous languages.
Rick Blaskey established The Music & Media Partnership (TMMP) in 1991. The company was the first specifically set up to link the music industry with media and commercial partners. Brand partnerships have included Coca-Cola, MasterCard, Adidas, Asda, Pepsi, Cadbury, Sony, Nestle, Haagen Dazs, Dr Martens and more.
Rick was a pioneer in bringing classical and classical crossover to the mainstream. In 1991, his World in Union project and TV theme song was the first to take an opera singer, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, to the top of the UK singles chart – a feat not even achieved by Luciano Pavarotti.
Rick has been involved in many great careers over the years namely The 3 Tenors solo crossover albums with Jose Carreras’s ‘Passion’, Charlotte Church, David Garrett & ‘The People’s Tenor’, Russell Watson
Rick’s other artist collaborations have included Andrea Bocelli, Katherine Jenkins, Paloma Faith, Rod Stewart, Michael Ball, Dame Shirley Bassey, Bryn Terfel and Ricky Martin. Before setting up TMMP, Rick was International Vice President at both Arista Records US and EMI Europe. He worked closely with iconic legends Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, Barry Manilow and Cliff Richard.
As a devoted Sheffield Wednesday fan, not surprisingly, Rick’s business and life philosophy is ‘the only limit to what is achievable is what is imaginable’!