We’re Recruiting Page Turners

Posted on: Wednesday, 26th April 2017 @ 10:40am

The West Cork Chamber Music Festival is expanding its current panel of Page Turners. Page-turners are the air-traffic controllers of chamber music - it’s a fine art. If you are able to read music, have experience in page-turning and are available during the Festival period, 30 June – 8 July 2017, please send your CV to clodaghwcm[at] Please detail your page-turning experience.

This is a paid position.

All applications will be screened for eligibility. Candidates who obtain a place on the panel will be considered for subsequent concerts.

The Winners of the 10th West Cork Chamber Music Festival Composition Competition Have Been Announced

Posted on: Wednesday, 26th April 2017 @ 10:32am

The four winning composers are:

Martin Keary, Work: Bangalorian Civic Duty

Daniel Mc Dermott, Work: Sleamhnan

Alex Dowling, Work: Line Drawing

Emma O'Halloran, Work: Flashover

The selected works will be premiered at the 22nd West Cork Chamber Music Festival (30 June - 8 July 2017) as well as being presented at the Festival’s Young Composers Forum, on Saturday 1 July.

Each winning composer will be awarded a bursary of €500. The premieres will take place during the Festival in the Town Concert series on 3, 5, 6 and 7 July

The West Cork Chamber Music Festival Composition Competition is supported by IMRO.

Exciting Internship Opportunity with West Cork Music

Posted on: Tuesday, 11th April 2017 @ 8:01am

West Cork Music is now in its 22nd year of delivering world renowned festivals

Would you like an opportunity to join the team at a major international festival? Get real world, behind the scenes knowledge and experience of what makes a great festival come together? If so, one of the Festival Intern positions with West Cork Music might be just what you are looking for.

This year we are inviting applicants to intern and experience both the West Cork Chamber Music and West Cork Literary Festivals. The successful candidate will gain experience of the exhilarating world of festivals and meet top artists in their fields. Working alongside the experienced festival team this is a unique experience providing an invaluable opportunity for the right candidate.

Detailed role descriptions for these exciting opportunities are available below. Deadline 15th May.

West Cork Music Festival Intern for the West Cork Chamber Music & West Cork Literary Festivals - Duration: June to Late July

West Cork Music Production Internship - Duration: 27th June - 10th July