Marie Moran studied Music at Trinity College Dublin and the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
She has been a key member of the RIAM Musicianship Faculty since 1986, teaching music theory, orchestration, harmony and counterpoint, keyboard harmony and aural training. She also lectured in these subjects in Trinity College Dublin from 1986 to 1993.
She was Head of the RIAM Musicianship Faculty from 2000 to 2006 and again from 2010-2011, (during which she played a vital role in developing the BMusPerf Vocal Studies course) and from 2016 - 2022.
Marie has worked as a Local Centre examiner and has presented at various Local Centre Examinations seminars. She also participated in the RIAM’s Junior and Leaving Cert outreach programme in the National Concert Hall in association with the RIAM Symphony Orchestra.
Together with her colleague, Jean Archibald, Marie is the co-author of the highly successful Let’s Get Reading series of piano sight-reading books.
Marie Moran & Jean Archibald, Lets Get Reading: a Graded Series of Piano Sight-reading. Preliminary to Grade 5 (Dublin: Royal Irish Academy of Music, 2007 - 2010)
Marie Moran & Jean Archibald, Lets Read Some More: a Graded Series of Piano Sight-reading. Grades 6 to Senior Certificate (Dublin: Royal Irish Academy of Music, 2011 - 2013)