Mollie O’Brien

ARMP Faculty

Instruments: Voice
Currently Teaching: Summer Programs

Mollie O’Brien is a singer’s singer. She came to the acoustic music world’s attention through her folk and bluegrass recordings with her brother, Tim O’Brien, and through her performances on 1996’s Grammy winner for Best Bluegrass Album True Life Blues: The Songs of Bill Monroe. In addition she is known for her work on A Prairie Home Companion. However, it has been her collaborations and recordings since 2006 with husband, Rich Moore, that has finally allowed her vocal abilities to shine their brightest. As a result she’s at the top of her game and unafraid of taking risks both vocally and in the material she chooses. The essence of the song is never sacrificed and there are no musical boundaries; as a result she’s considered one of the top interpretive singers in American music today.