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Snow Dance for the Dead

The world premiere of my ‘Snow Dance for the Dead’ was given by New Dublin Voices, directed by Bernie Sherlock, at 11th World Choral Symposium, Barcelona.

Rise Up // Dulciana

My Rise Up, written to celebrate the wedding of my friends Charlotte and Helen, was premiered by Dulciana, directed by Eoghan Desmond

The Beauty (Of It) // Bealtaine Festival

I have been commissioned by Age and Opportunity ‘Bealtaine’ Festival 2017 to set poems from Irish poet Paula Meehan’s new collection, Geomantic.

Composer Lab

I have been selected to be part of the Contemporary Music Centre and National Symphony Orchestra ‘Composer Lab project 2017, under the mentorship of composer Dave Fennessy.

The Cherry Tree Carol // Dulciana

My arrangement of The Cherry Tree Carol was premiered by Dulciana, directed by Eoghan Desmond.
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Choral Sketches

I have been selected to be part of the Contemporary Music Centre and Chamber Choir Ireland ‘Composer Sketches’ project 2017, under the mentorship of composer Tarik O’Reagan.

 

TheoArtistry // University of St Andrews

I have been selected to be part of the TheoArtistry Project, at the University of St Andrews, which pairs composers and theologians, to create a work for the University of St Andrews Chapel Choir, under the mentorship of composer James MacMillan.
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No Go // Estovest Festival

Ensemble Xenia and uilleann piper Eoin O’Riabhaigh premiered my No Go at EstOvest Festival, Turin, Italy.
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School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music // Dublin City University

I am now a lecturer in the newly formed School of Theology Philosophy and Music at Dublin City University.
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Lament for the Poets // West Cork Chamber Music Festival

The Vanburgh Quartet and soprano Caroline Melzer premiered my Lament for the Poets at West Cork Chamber Music Festival.
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