Two-week Residency for Harpers and Harper-composers at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrigg
SUMMER HARP OPPORTUNITIES | HARP RESIDENCY AT THE TYRONE GUTHRIE CENTRE
Cruit Éireann | Harp Ireland, in association with the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annamakerrig is delighted to announce that the winner of the inaugural 2-week residency for harpers and harper-composers living on the island of Ireland is harper, singer and academic, Teresa O’Donnell. Teresa will take up her two-week residency on 5th August 2022.
Warmest congratulations to Teresa and a huge thank you to the other applicants who brought a fascinating range of interesting projects to us for consideration. We look forward to continuing our partnership with the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in 2023.
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Summer Harp Opportunities at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre
Cruit Éireann │Harp Ireland, in association with the Tyrone Guthrie Centre is delighted to announce a 2-week residency for harpers and harper-composers living on the island of Ireland, which will take place 5-19 August 2022 at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrigg.
“This initiative is an ideal opportunity for harp players to step back from their busy performance schedules to compose, to develop new work or to find the time and space to complete a harp-related project” said Aibhlín McCrann, Chair, Cruit Éireann│Harp Ireland. “We are very pleased that for the first time, harp players can be encouraged and inspired by all that is on offer at Annaghmakerrig.”
Located near Newbliss in Co Monaghan, The Tyrone Guthrie Centre provides the perfect haven of seclusion and quiet to enable creativity to flourish and harp players will be able to avail of its numerous facilities ranging from a composer’s room to a custom-designed performance studio with state-of-the-art facilities, where they can practice or create new work undisturbed.
“We are excited by our collaboration with Cruit Éireann│Harp Ireland” said Dr Éimear O’Connor, Director of the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, “We welcome artists across all art forms. This partnership and bursary will enable harp players across the island of Ireland to spend time with us, and it acknowledges the importance of our national symbol and its living heritage”.