JJ Riordan creates viral music videos using found sound

JJ Riordan creates viral music videos using found sound

  • 20 Apr 2017

JJ Riordan is a composer, performer and student on the MA in Ethnomusicology programme at UCC. JJ recently accepted a challenge to make a beat using a pug owned by a friend. The result was a music video that was picked up by social media channels, receiving almost 4m views. JJ has since gone on to make similar 'found sound' videos with subjects including a mini cooper, his family farm, and the Music Building at UCC.

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New book co-edited by UCC Lecturer in Music Dr Danijela Kulezic-Wilson and Dr Liz Greene

New book co-edited by UCC Lecturer in Music Dr Danijela Kulezic-Wilson and Dr Liz Greene

  • 29 Mar 2017

The Palgrave Handbook of Sound Design and Music in Screen Media: Integrated Soundtracks

This new book co-edited by UCC Lecturer in Music Dr Danijela Kulezic-Wilson and Dr Liz Greene (Liverpool John Moores University) bridges the gap between film sound and film music studies by bringing together scholars from both disciplines. 

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Donal 'Doc'Glesson Awards 2017

Donal 'Doc'Glesson Awards 2017

  • 16 Mar 2017

THE DONAL (DOC) GLEESON INSTRUMENTAL TUITION AWARDS

FUAIM is very proud to present the winners of this year's Donal 'Doc' Gleeson Awards for undergraduate performance. They are Rebecca Saich, Ricky Kelleher, Ciara McGarrigle and Conor Soltan.

In memory of their colleague, Donal Gleeson, the Dublin Postal Clerks Branch of the Communication Workers' Union has established a fund to enable the University to provide a number of Instrumental Tuition Awards. Up to four awards are made each year to deserving undergraduate music students. This week's Friday lunchtime concert will feature four short performances by Rebecca, Ricky, Ciara and Conor, including Irish traditional, popular, Western Art and Indian classical musics. 

 

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Performance and Workshop by Improvised Music Ensemble with Support from Arts Council of Ireland

Performance and Workshop by Improvised Music Ensemble with Support from Arts Council of Ireland

  • 20 Mar 2017

“A colorful, sometimes violent and revelatory listening experience that infuses modern aesthetics with the spirit of the ancient.” John Morrison (Jazz Right Now).

FUAIM and UCC Music Department are excited to be presenting a performance and workshop by Sirene 1009. With funding from the Arts Council of Ireland, the ensemble makes their Cork debut with a free concert at 1:10pm on Friday, 7 April 2017 at the Aula Maxima, UCC.

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Karan Casey appointed Traditional Artist in Residence 2016-17

Karan Casey appointed Traditional Artist in Residence 2016-17

  • 07 Oct 2016

The College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (UCC) and the School of Music and Theatre (UCC), in association with the Arts Council, announce the appointment of the internationally renowned singer and performer Karan Casey, as the Traditional Artist in Residence at University College Cork 2016-17. Casey will deliver a series of concerts, workshops, lectures and seminars over the course of her 1-year residency, beginning October 1.

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Dr Tríona Ní Shíocháin appointed as Lecturer in Traditional Irish Music

Dr Tríona Ní Shíocháin appointed as Lecturer in Traditional Irish Music

  • 03 Nov 2016

We’re delighted to announce that Dr Tríona Ní Shíocháin, currently at University of Limerick, has been appointed to the role of Lecturer in Irish Traditional Music here at UCC. 

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Mary O’Brien premieres new piece for TV

Mary O’Brien premieres new piece for TV

  • 16 Mar 2016

Mary O’Brien (PhD Composition) recently premiered a new piece for multiple choirs and string quartet in the St Patrick’s Day Concert in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh. 

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Dylan Murphy, recipient of the 2016 Staf Gebruers Annual Memorial Award

Dylan Murphy, recipient of the 2016 Staf Gebruers Annual Memorial Award

  • 06 Oct 2016

Congratulations to Dylan Murphy, recipient of the 2016 Staf Gebruers Annual Memorial Award at UCC, which is awarded for excellence in Music. Dylan is a graduate of the HDip course and a current student on the MA in Music as Cultural History.

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UCC Staff Recognition Award for Dr. Eva McMullen-Glossop

UCC Staff Recognition Award for Dr. Eva McMullen-Glossop

  • 21 Sep 2016

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Eva McMullan-Glossop has been awarded a UCC Staff Recognition Award for 2016. The award, in the Impact category, recognises the significant contribution Eva has made to the cultural and social life of UCC and the wider community. Congratulations Eva!!

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Ann Cleare featured as UCC Alumnus of the week.

Ann Cleare featured as UCC Alumnus of the week.

  • 13 Jun 2017

 

Ann Cleare is a composer working in the areas of concert music, opera, extended sonic environments and hybrid instrumental design. She also lectures in composition at the University of York. Her work has been presented by broadcasters such as the BBC and RTE and she recently featured in the New York Times in advance of her inclusion in the Composer Portraits series at Columbia University.

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