Evelyn Grant

Instruments: Presenters

Evelyn Grant presents Weekend Drive on RTÉ Lyric FM. A member of a well-known musical family from Dublin, she studied flute in Germany before taking a post at the Cork School of Music. She has been involved in outreach projects for over 30 years, and was the first Irish person to receive a Master’s Degree in Community Music (University of York). She was awarded a PhD from UCC for her research on Social Inclusion in Music Education in Ireland. For RTÉ Lyric FM, she researched and presented a 6 part documentary series entitled Passions and Policies – Music Education in Ireland. She enjoys a busy career as a broadcaster, performer, adjudicator and educator. She has been a regular supporter, attendee and interviewer for the West Cork Chamber Music Festival.

Arts Council 70
Crespo Foundation
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTE Lyric FM
Maritime Hotel