rehearsing Elaine Agnew's An Island Sings with Viva Voce choir, Cork Exploring Choral singing in the time of Covid On March 12th, Ireland entered in to the… Read more "Singing in the time of COVID"
Performing with Jacque-Droz Automata January 2020 (photo: Louise Manifold) I've always loved learning new skills. It's one of the things that attracts me to working in contemporary… Read more "New Skills – Collaboration – Challenges"
It feels like my life is becoming all about exploring new ways of working and new types of projects - it's both an exciting and a scary time. I've been planting seeds of ideas of how to create work for the next year.
New choir projects, some of the things I'm listening to.
Support for musicians.
I'm so pleased to share the fourth week of my Find Your Voice Series. I really enjoy putting together these tips of strategies I use in my… Read more "Find Your Voice – Week 4"
I'm so pleased to share the third week of my Find Your Voice Series. It has been so much fun to put together these tips of strategies… Read more "Find Your Voice – Week 3"
I’m so pleased to share the second of my five week series for July 2020 – Find Your Voice. Sometimes it can be easy to get caught… Read more "Find Your Voice – Week 2"
I'm so pleased to share the first of my five week series for July 2020 - Find Your Voice. It's so important to really take care of… Read more "Find Your Voice – Week One"
My great grandmother staked her claim as an Irishwoman through and through. As a white Irish woman I also stand humiliated by the treatment of black people throughout history but also today, throughout the world, and here in Ireland.
I hope you are keeping well at the moment and have been able to adjust to this new normal. While I am disappointed that I have been… Read more "Connections"
People often ask me, "How do you learn your pieces?". To me there is no mystery, of course, because I learn them. One thing I always bare in… Read more "New project – How do I learn music?"