[Events] Today's Lunchtime Concert

Ellen.Byrne Ellen.Byrne at STAFFMAIL.ul.ie
Thu Nov 5 12:24:05 GMT 2009

Irish World Academy

Of Music and Dance

Lunchtime Concert Series

Thursday November 5th , 1.15 pm, Performing Arts Centre, Foundation


Catherine Humhreys (violin) & Niamh Roche (viola)

Catherine Humphreys began studying the violin at the age of six in the
Cork School of Music. She has LTCL Diploma in Violin Performance from
Trinity College of Music in London. Recently, Catherine graduated with a
BSc. (Hons) in Clinical Speech and Language Studies from Trinity
College, Dublin. She is currently studying with Mariana Sirbu as part of
the MA in Classical String Performance at the Irish World Academy, UL.
She works regularly as a freelance violinist in Dublin and throughout
Ireland. She has been invited to perform with the World Youth Orchestra
on three occasions, and has played with this ensemble for the United
Nations General Assembly in New York. She is a deputy violinist with the
RTE Concert Orchestra and has worked with the Lyric Opera Orchestra. 

Niamh Roche completed a PGDip at the Royal Academy of Music, London,
where she won the Josephine Euler Award and was awarded the highly
coveted D-day fund. In 2008 Niamh began studying with Bruno Giuranna on
the MA programme at the University of Limerick, where she won a partial
scholarship. She has worked as principal violist with conductors such as
Sir Colin Davis in London, and deps regularly with the National Symphony
Orchestra of Ireland and the RTE Concert Orchestra.


Admission free, all welcome.


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