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 is delighted to announce a 2-week residency for harpers and harper-composers living on the island of Ireland from 5th – 19th August 2022.

The residency includes both emerging and established harpers/harper composers in either the Traditional Arts or Music, living on the island of Ireland. Send your CV and a letter of application clearly outlining a rationale for ‘time spent’ at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig.

Submit your application for The Tyrone Guthrie Centre Harp Residency to info@harpireland.ie by Friday May 27th 2022.

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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”.

This bursary is open to harpers on the island of Ireland and includes both emerging and established harpers/harper composers in either the Traditional Arts or Music.  The selection process will be based on a CV and a letter of application clearly outlining a rationale for ‘time spent’ at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre.

To submit an application for consideration, please send your application clearly marked The Tyrone Guthrie Centre Harp Residency to info@harpireland.ie by Friday May 27th. The result will be announced Friday June 17th 2022. Applicants must be available to take up the residency 5-19 August 2022.

Further information: aibhlin.mccrann@harpireland.ie or  eithne.benson@harpireland.ie.or director@tyroneguthrie.ie.

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