Archive: IMBOLC 2021

As a composer and performer, Ryan Molloy’s work has been performed to international audiences on four continents for over fifteen years, including major concert venues such as Lucerne Hall, KKL (Switzerland), Kölner Philharmonie (Germany), National ConcertHall (Ireland), Holywell Music Room (England) and Ulster Hall (N.Ireland). In great demand as an accompanist, he has recorded over a dozen albums and his repertoire spans numerous genres from genres from traditional Irish music to contemporary classical music ,performing with the Chieftains, David Munnelly Band, Beoga, Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble, the Ulster Orchestra and the Irish Concertina Ensemble amongst others. Currently a lecturer in composition at Maynooth University, Ryan studied at the University of Oxford and latterly at Queen’s University Belfast where he completed his PhD ‘The Traditional Contemporary Dichotomy in Irish Art Music: A New Compositional Approach’ under the supervision of Dr Simon Mawhinney and Prof. Pier Hellawell.

Please note: this workshop is for students at Grade 6-8 levels and above.