Director of the Royal Irish Academy of Music appointed to RTÉ Board

November 52014

The Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources, Alex White TD, today obtained Government approval for the appointment of seven new members of the RTÉ Board, including Director of the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Deborah Kelleher. Moya Doherty was … read more

RIAM composition student through to final of International Alkema Composition Competition

October 12014

Bachelor in Composition student, Aran O’Grady, has reached the final of the International Alkema Composition Competition with a Quartet for Saxophones. The result of this prestigious competition will be announced at the end of October 2014.   International Alkema Composition … read more

Pianist Seho Lee appointed inaugural Accompaniment Fellow

October 12014

The RIAM is delighted welcome pianist, Seho Lee, to our faculty as inaugural Accompaniment Fellow. Seho studied piano (BMus, summa cum laude) at the Chugye University for the Arts and Opera coaching (Artistic Diploma, summa cum laude) at the Korea … read more

Launch of New Woodwind, Brass & Percussion Syllabus!

September 302014

The building of a syllabus is a very important and difficult job.  Care must be taken that the syllabus contains a cumulative course of study along with a sense of enjoyment.  In this syllabus which has been constructed by top … read more

Article recently published in The Musical Times by Dr Kevin O’Connell

March 192014

Check out the latest edition of The Musical Times in the library. The Spring 2014 issue contains an article by RIAM composition teacher, Dr. Kevin O’Connell. The article focuses on Alban Berg’s Orchestral pieces Op. 6, and challenges the assumption … read more