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Meraki Quartet

Masterclass Programme Ensembles

Julieanne Forrest, Michelle McCarthy [violins]
Kevin O’Loughlin [viola]
Catherine Cotter [cello]

Julieanne studies in the RIAM. She is the NCH Young Musician of the Year for Strings and is Concertmaster of the NYOI. Julieanne made her debut as a soloist with the RTE Concert Orchestra in 2017 and in 2019 played in Carnegie Hall with the New York Concerti Sinfonietta.

Michelle has been playing since the age of four. She is and avid chamber musician and has played in many venues across Ireland. She is currently studying in the CSM.

Kevin is a 17-year-old violist from Dublin. He is currently studying with Simon Aspell at the RIAM. He has won many awards at the Feis Ceoil Dublin, such as the Junior Rosebowl and is also leader of the viola section in the NYOI.

Catherine studies in the RIAM. She is an RIAM Young Scholar and a member of the Eversheds Sutherland Accelerator Academy. She is the lead cellist of the NYOI and a multiple prizewinner at Feis Ceoil.

Sunday 28 June 2020

11. Masterclass

Date 28 June 2020
Time 10:00 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free

14. Young Composers Forum

Date 28 June 2020
Time 2:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Hall
Admission Free
Monday 29 June 2020

21. Masterclass

Date 29 June 2020
Time 2:00 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Tuesday 30 June 2020

32. Masterclass

Date 30 June 2020
Time 11:30 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Thursday 2 July 2020

50. Masterclass

Date 2 July 2020
Time 10:00 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Friday 3 July 2020

63. Town Concert

Date 3 July 2020
Time 2:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Hall
Admission €7
Saturday 4 July 2020

73. Masterclass

Date 4 July 2020
Time 11:30 am
Location Bantry Courthouse
Admission Free
Sunday 5 July 2020

79. Young Musicians Platform

Date 5 July 2020
Time 2:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €15

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