Current ventures:

  • Participating in the Contemporary Music Centre's Emerging Composer Scheme as one of two awardees throughout 2022.

  • Developing the music for a new contemporary dance work with Roisin Whelan Dance - details to be announced soon.

  • Working as sound designer on the TU Dublin production of 'Julius Caeser', which will premiere in May.

  • Awarded an Artlinks Bursary to develop a new work for baritone-bass voice, piano and electronics alongside Kevin Neville and Ailbhe Kehoe.

 

01-03 / 2022:

'Man Down'

music for contemporary dance (stage)

  • Adapted the contemporary dance film created by Roisin Whelan Dance company in 2021 for stage.

  • Full length stage show premiered in February 2021 in the GBS Theatre Carlow and Backstage Longford.

'Nasc'

music for aerial dance

  • Composed new music for Infinite Pants, the aerial dance company. Show premiered in Roscommon Arts Centre in January 2022.

 

 

2021:

Assisted Anna Rice on 'Blue Christmas'

composer assistantship

  • Assisted composer Anna Rice as she produced and arranged the single 'Blue Christmas' for Andrea Corr and Ronnie Wood.

'Finding A Voice'

professional development workshop

  • Selected for participation in a workshop as part of the Finding A Voice Emerging Composers Competition with percussionist Alex Pectu.

'The Long Christmas Dinner'

music for theatre

  • Worked as the sound designer on 'The Long Christmas Dinner', written by Thornton Wilder and directed by Raymond Keane and Sarah Jane Scaife.

  • Performed in the Peacock Theatre Dublin from the 30th November to the 31st December 2021.

'Screen Composer Academy'

professional development workshop

  • Took part in the Screen Composer Academy summer intensive, a three-week long course on composing for film and video games, with Richard Bellis, Jeff Atmajian, Miriam Cutler, Natasa Paulberg, Vasilias Milesis.

'Finding A Voice'

professional development workshop

  • Selected for participation in a workshop as part of the Finding A Voice Emerging Composers Competition with percussionist Alex Pectu.

'14 Days

music for contemporary dance (research and development)

  • Received an individual artist's grant from Carlow County Council to work with choreographer Roisin Whelan to research and develop new music for dance, reflecting on the theme of isolation.

'The Corona' 

music for animated film

  • With animator Daniel Tuomey and producer Clare Breen, commissioned by VISUAL Carlow and CYPSC to create the music for an animated film on children and young people's experiences with COVID-19.

  • Screened in VISUAL Carlow, October-December 2021.

'Man Down'

music for contemporary dance (film)

  • Created the music for 'Man Down', a contemporary dance film by choreographer Roisin Whelan and the RWD company.

  • Undertook a two-week residency to Shawbrook, Co. Longford, in April 2021 to workshop with the company.

  • Premiered online as a livestream on 3rd September 2021.

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, which was workshopped by pianist Mary Dullea of the Fidelio Trio.

 

'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.

  • Nominated for 'Best Canadian Student Film' in the Hollywood North Film Awards 2021.

  • Finalist for 'Best Student Comedy Short' at Gelos Comedy Film Festival, Russia, 2021.

  • Screening at OFFA Festivals of Film & Art, Canada, 2021.

  • Screening at RABAT International Comedy Film Festival, Morocco, 2021.

2019:

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 (featured artist's programme) and at Wicklow Screendance Festival 2021.

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.