Irene Sandford Singing Competition – winner Sarah Brady

February 272015

Congratulations to soprano, Sarah Brady, who beat a field of over twenty to win RIAM’s Irene Sandford Singing Competition. The Jury was chaired by John Gilhooly, Executive and Artistic Director of the Wigmore Hall read more

RIAM flute student wins Yamaha Wind Bursary

February 132015

Huge congratulations go to first year Bachelor in Music Performance student, Amy Gillen, who becomes one of the youngest winners ever of the Yamaha Wind Bursary. Amy studies with Bill Dowdall. read more

Flute Skills – Workshop conducted by William Dowdall

January 222015

Come and join Bill as he explores tone development, articulation, finger technique, vibrato, scales and melodic exercises and lots more in the Academy from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Fee: €95 (or €80 … read more

RIAM faculty announced as TCD School of Music’s Musicians in Residence

January 152015

The Music Composition Centre and Music Department (TCD) have announced that William Dowdall (flute), Paul Roe (clarinet) and Richard O’Donnell (percussion) are the new Musicians in Residence. The musicians will give a series of masterclasses to undergraduate composers about writing … read more

Francesco Cavalli’s opera L’Ormindo

January 72015

The RIAM presents the first Irish production of Francesco Cavalli’s Ormindo, a comic baroque extravaganza of sexual intrigue, deception and delight. Originally performed in Venice in 1644 the opera dates from the time when opera went “public”, moving from the … read more