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RIAM Online Guest Lecture Series 2022/23

23 November 2022: Adrian LeHarivel (National Gallery of Ireland), ‘Getting plucked: a guide to historic keyboard instruments’ 

7 December 2022: Dr John O’Flynn (Dublin City University), ‘Beyond Mise Éire: Appraising Irish Composers’ Involvement in Screen Productions, 1916-1994’ 

18 January 2023: Professor Alexander Rehding (Harvard University), ‘How Can Music Help with the Climate Crisis?’ Book here.

All lectures take place at 1.00 pm on Wednesdays via Zoom 


Queries to: 

RIAM Amplify Research Day 2022

Thursday, 3 March 2022

Via Zoom 


10.00: Welcome & Introduction

10.05-10.30: An Exploration of Technical Challenges for Classical Pianists in Kapustin’s Eight Concert Studies, Op. 40, Deirbhile Brennan (DMusPerf)

10.30-10.45: The Soloist in a Vocal Ensemble, Lauren McCann (MMus)

10.45-11.00: Learning Piano: Exams and Competitions as a Framework, David Vesey (MMus)

11.00-11.10: The Lute Books of Trinity College, Dublin: An Introduction to the Dallis and Ballet Lute Books, Róisín O'Grady (DMusPerf)

11.10: Break 

11.40-11.55: Music in a Pandemic, Eilis Fox (MMus)

11.55-12.10: Opera from a Singer's Perspective, Emma Hils (MMus)

12.10-12.35: The impact of music interventions on the health and well-being of family carers of people living with dementia: An integrative review, Dr Sophie Lee (Musicianship Faculty)

12.35-13.00: Exploring Unsuk Chin's sound world through her Piano Étude, No. 5 'Toccata', Máire Carroll (DMusPerf)

13.00: Lunch 

14.00-14.25: Ina Boyle's Phantasy: Uncovering an Inner Life, Erin Hennessey (Violinist, Professional Mentorship)

14.25-14.35: We go to Catholic liturgies in Ireland. Do we sing as a congregation - if not, why? Mary Pedder Daly (DMusPerf)

14.35-15.00: RIAM's King Arthur 2022, Dr David Adams (Keyboard Faculty)

15.00-15.30: Break

15.30-15.55: Battling Power Relations and Imbalances in Higher Music Education (PRiHME project), Megan O'Neill (DMusPerf) & Áine Sullivan (BMus) 

15.55-16.20: Making Meaning: Layers of Signification in Ravel's Le Gibet, Billy O'Brien (DMusPerf)

16.20-16.45: Inf(l)ecting tonality with modes: a new look at scales, Dr Kevin O'Connell (Musicianship Faculty)