Amanda Feery is an Irish composer, currently completing a Ph D in Composition at Princeton University. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin, having completed a BA in Music in 2006 and an MPhil in Music and Media Technologies in 2009.
Past collaborators include RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Crash Ensemble, Fidelio Trio, Ensemble Mise-en, Bearthoven, RTÉ Contempo Quartet, Dither Quartet, Dublin Guitar Quartet, Mivos String Quartet, Orkest de Ereprijs, Quince Vocal Ensemble, This is How we Fly, Lisa Moore, Michelle O’Rourke, Cora-Venus Lunny, Zoe Conway, and Paul Roe.
Over the past few years Amanda has participated as a composer fellow at festivals and residencies including Ostrava Days Festival (Czech Republic), Soundscape Festival (Italy), Bang on a Can Summer Festival (US) and the International Young Composers Meeting (Netherlands).
Current and future projects include a large-scale multimedia work for choir and So Percussion based on the diary entries of Donald Crowhurst, and pieces for Crash Ensemble, RTE ConTempo Quartet and uilleann pipes, and cellist Amanda Gookin.
Amanda Feery, 'This Woman’s Work: a Composer’s Perspective on Vocality and Narrative in the Work of Kate Bush', (PhD dissertation, Princeton University, 2019)