Bass baritone Robert McAllister wins Maura Dowdall Senior Solo Competition

March 72018

Congratulations go to bass baritone, Robert McAllister, who is this year’s winner of the Maura Dowdall Senior Solo Competition. The award includes a cash prize from the Dowdall Family and a solo appearance with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland. read more

Gemma Ní Bhriain Semi-Finalist in Glyndebourne Cup

February 272018

Congratulations to RIAM graduate, Gemma Ní Bhriain, who has been announced as a semi-finalist for the Glyndebourne Cup. Gemma studied at the Academy with Veronica Dunne and currently lives in Zürich where she is in her second year with the … read more

Financial Assistance for Part-Time Tuition in 2018/19

January 192018

We welcome applications for financial assistance from families of current part-time students at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. If you wish to apply, please read the Guidelines, complete the Tuition Fee Assistance Application Form, and return it to the RIAM … read more

The Musicianship Clinic

January 92018

A New Music Theory Course at RIAM The RIAM is delighted to introduce a new Musicianship Clinic, a pilot scheme that will run in the Royal Irish Academy of Music from January for 8 weeks (see dates below). Musicianship is … read more

Defne Gultoprak wins inaugural Ursula Uí Chuinneagáin Bursary for Pianists

December 212017

We send our congratulations to young pianist Defne Gultoprak, who was the inaugural winner of the Ursula Uí Chuinneagáin Bursary. Defne, pictured here with the guest of honour, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan, is a student … read more