The Burren Summer Festival is proud to announce a new partnership with IMRO to enable 5 Irish composers to take part in the ‘Composing a New Island’ Music Marathon on 28th August in the Burren College of Art.
The IMRO ‘Composing a New Island’ Bursary will give each composer €100 plus free accommodation in Ballyvaughan.
Details of how to apply arefound here – http://www.clarememoryorchestra.com/bursary.html
IMRO are also supporting ‘Stories from the Old World’ a literature themed event at the Burren College of Art on Saturday 27th August at 1pm. Composers Anne-Marie O’Farrell, Dave Flynn and Vyvienne Long arefeatured alongside renowned traditional musician Brendan Begley and Irish Memory Orchestra members Mick O’Brien, Aoife Ní Bhriain, Niamh Varian-Barry, Ciara Ní Bhriain, Cormac Ó Broin, Róisín Donohoe and EimearMcGeown.
For more info about the festival please visit www.burrensummerfestival.com