Alli Johnson is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, performing throughout the states with various projects. She is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the award-winning Dallas-based Celtic group The Selkie Girls, lead singer, and guitarist for the Milwaukee-based modern folk and contemporary Celtic act The Stirling Latelys, and recently accepted the position for the Milwaukee Irish Fest as Choral Director of the Irish Fest Choir.
Formerly, Alli served as the director for North Texas School of Irish Music Gaelic Youth Chorus. She's taught private vocal, piano, ukulele, and guitar lessons and conducts Irish and Scottish Gaelic singing workshops throughout the year.
She comes from a family of musicians and was singing harmonies with her mother and siblings for as long as she can remember. A member of several performance choirs and ensembles throughout her youth, by the age of 16, Alli began performing professionally, singing and playing guitar in venues around the Dallas area. Since then, she's worked as a demo singer and played in numerous bands, largely focusing on acoustic-driven music.
In 2013, she became the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the popular Celtic group The Selkie Girls. In 2015, the critically-acclaimed Selkies were honored to win a Celtic Radio Music Award for their version of "The Gaelic Song." The Selkie Girls have been featured performers at premier festivals throughout the southwest including the the premier Irish and Scottish Festivals in Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Oklahoma, and more. She's also performed live on the Good Day Fox 4 morning show several times.
Her vocals have been featured on several instructional publications for Hal Leonard Corporation, including Guitar for Kids - Book 2, Ukulele for Kids, Bass for Kids, and How to Record at Home on a Budget.
She is currently co-authoring her first book for Hal Leonard--a ukulele method for teens.