She was finalist in the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2021 award. With a number of high profile appearances under her belt, Iona has toured throughout the UK, Poland, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Canada and Australia. A nominee for Folk Band of the Year at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards, Iona has performed with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra as part of the World Premiere of Disney Pixar’s Brave in Concert at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.
Iona studied at the prestigious Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and graduated with a first class honours degree in Traditional Music. A sell-out show at Edinburgh Fringe Festival for three consecutive years. In 2018, Iona performed at Interceltique Festival De Lorient where she was described as “a Scottish folksinger, magical and charismatic” (Rolling Stone, France)