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March/April: Ann Cleare

Composer Ann Cleare hails from county Offaly, and works in the aresa of concert music, opera, extended sonic environments, and hybrid instrumental design. Her work has been commissioned and presented by major broadcasters sunch as the BBC, NPR, ORF, RTÉ, SWR,WDR for festivals such as Gaudeamus, Wittenertage fur Neue Kammermusik, International Music Institute Darmstadt, Bludenzer Tage Zeitgemäßer Musik, IMATRONIC at ZKM, and MATA, working with ensembles such as: ICE, ELISION,JACK Quartet, Ensemble Nikel, Yarn/Wire, Crash Ensemble, Ensemble Mosaik, The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Through working with some of the most progressive musicians of our time, she has established a reputation for creating innovative forms of music, both in its presentation, and within the music itself. Ann studied at University College Cork, IRCAM, and holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University. Her scores are published by Prject Schott New York. She is Associate Lecturer in Composition at the University of York in England. As an artistic collaborator with Dublin Sound Lab, She will work on developing their programming and production of electronic music over the coming years. Ann is Projects Officer with Sounding the Feminists, a collective championing principles of equality, fairness, inclusivity, and diversity in Irish musical life. More info can be found on her website.