CURRENT PROJECTS AND PLANS:

2021 - 'MAN DOWN' - music for contemporary dance

  • Currently creating the music for 'Man Down', a contemporary dance work by choreographer Roisin Whelan and the RWD company.

  • Going on a two-week residency to Shawbrook, Co. Longford, in April 2021 to workshop with the company and the work will be performed on the outdoor forest stage in Shawbrook directly after the residency.

RECENT PROJECTS AND PERFORMANCES:

2020 - 'PROJECT PRELUDE' - professional development workshop

  • Selected for participation in Project Prelude, a professional development opportunity for emerging composers with the Fidelio Trio and CMC.

  • Composed 'Daydream', a one-minute piano work, that was workshopped by pianist Mary Dullea of the Fidelio Trio.

 

2020 - 'HOODIE' - music for short film

  • Composed the music for 'HOODIE', a Canadian short film produced by Artocean, written by Christopher Borecky and directed by Sean Nicholas, in connection with Sheridan College.

  • Currently being entered in arts festivals in Canada.

2019 - 'SEE THE MUSIC, HEAR THE DANCE' - music for screendance

  • Received a grant from the Trinity College Visual and Performing Arts Fund to create 'See the Music, Hear the Dance', a screendance exploring the interaction between dance and music.

  • Collaborated with filmmaker Christina Appleby, dancers Hannah Bergin and Oran Leong, and musicians Ailbhe Kehoe, Ultan O'Brien, Niamh Kelly and Lucy Deegan.

  • Premiered in Trinity College Dublin in September 2019.

  • Selected for screening at the Wicklow Screendance Festival 2019 as part of the featured artists programme.

2019 - 'POST-DANCE' - music for performance art/contemporary dance

  • Commissioned by Sarah Muthi to create the music for 'Post-Dance', a site-specific performance art piece in the Project Arts Centre with dancer Oran Leong and filmmaker.

  • The 60-minute performance premiered in August 2019, followed by a lecture on the term 'post-dance' by Amanda Oiestad Nilsen.

2019 - 'THIS//PLACE//MEANT' - music for contemporary dance

  • Commissioned by choreographer Mariam Ribon to compose the music for 'This//Place//Meant', a contemporary dance piece by the Dublin Youth Dance Company (DYDC) and UK-based Rise Youth Dance company.

  • The piece deals with themes of borders and freedom of movement in the wake of Brexit, the Syrian war and the influx of refugees into Europe.

  • The piece was performed at the Trinity Centre, Bristol, UK, in March 2019 and in Draíocht, Dublin, in June 2019.

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