Aradia Quartet

Instruments: Masterclass Programme Ensembles

Helen Rutledge, Kate O’Shea [violins]
Eve Quigley [viola]
Aoibhín Keogh Daly [cello]

The Aradia Quartet was founded in 2021 with members from three Irish counties.

Helen Rutledge studies violin with Gregory Ellis at MTU Cork School of Music. Among her many awards are the St. Cecilia Cup at Feis Ceoil, the Capuchin Bursary at Feis Maitiú and Runner-Up in the CSM Senior Concerto Competition. Helen is a passionate chamber musician and took part in masterclasses at the West Cork Chamber Music Festival with the Danu Quartet.

Kate studies violin with Katherine Hunka at MTU CSM. As a multiple prize-winner at Feis Maitiú and Cork School of Music competitions, Kate has performed with the Quay Quartet, the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland and the Royal Concertgebouworkest Young, and leads the CSM Symphony Orchestra.

Eve Quigley studies viola with Matthew Jones at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She has taken part in a number of masterclasses and courses including Camerata Ireland Academy and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Young. She is an an avid chamber musician, with previous performances at the West Cork Chamber Music Festival in 2021.

Aoibhín Keogh Daly is a past pupil of Christopher Marwood and is currently studying with Jan Ype Nota in The Royal Conservatory of The Hague. She has been a member of the Royal Concertgebouworkest Young and is currently the recipient of the Trench Bursary. Aoibhín has also participated in masterclasses with Pieter Wispelwey, Raphael Wallfisch and members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.


Aradia Quartet
Arts Council - funding music
Crespo Foundation
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTE Lyric FM
Creative Places West Cork Islands
Irish Examiner
Maritime Hotel
IMRO - Irish Music Rights Organisation