Seasons With Chorale: This will be my first.
Hometown: Kells, Ireland
BA Mus in Performance from The National University of Ireland, Maynooth
MA Mus in Medieval Music Performance (NUI Maynooth)
Master Professionnel Pratique de la Musique Médiévale, La Sorbonne
Do you also have a non-singing "day job"? If so, what do you do?
I tour extensively with several Irish artists both in the US and Europe as a Musical Director playing the piano, guitar and classical accordion.
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform?
I sing at St James in the City, The Golden Bridge Consort, The Clarion Singers, LA Schola and de Angelis Vocal Ensemble.
Guest soloist with Chloë Agnew and the Atlanta Pops on their Christmas and Spring tours of the South East. Soloist with The South Coast Symphony of Orange County.
Dancing with the Stars
Favorite choral work(s):
Victoria Requiem, Sheppard- Media Vita, MacMillan- Seven Last Words from the Cross, Bruckner - Motets, Talbot- Path of Miracles, Ave Maria- Parsons, Western Wind Mass- Sheppard, Dvorak Mass in D, Kodaly Missa Brevis
What are you listening to these days?
Road to Paradise - Gabrieli Consort, Path of Miracles - Joby Talbot, Queen, The Divine Comedy, Declan O’ Rourke
Anything you'd like to add about yourself?
I feel very privileged to be joining the Los Angeles Master Chorale for their upcoming 2018/19 season and look forward to exploring some new and exciting repertoire.
Where do you live in L.A.?
What L.A. experience do you consider essential for visitors/newcomers?
When friends and family visit from Ireland, a day at the beach or a hike in the Hollywood Hills is always top of the list! Of course a trip to Korea Town for some BBQ or Little Tokyo for some sushi is inevitable.