Apprentice Ensembles Programme
The Apprentice Ensemble scheme, now entering its 13th year, offers frequent mentoring sessions with ConTempo Quartet and performing opportunities to emerging, talented young performing groups.
The current Apprentice Ensembles are:
Apprentice Ensemble participants:
- 2017/18: The Amoroso String Quartet, Ensemble Dagda and Cello and Piano Duo Davide Forti and Francesca de Nardi.
- 2016/17: Flute and Soprano Duo Miriam Kaczor and Lorna Breen were joined in 2017 by The Amoroso Quartet and Viola and Piano Duo Eilish Divine and Maja Elliott for term 2. Amoroso will complete their work on the programme in 2017/18.
- 2015/16: The Oak Duo - Katie Neville and Orlaith McHugh; The Aurora Duo - Katie Hyland and Fiona Gryson; Violin and Piano Duo Hilda O'Mahony and Varazdat Khachatryan; Violin and Piano Duo Aisling McCarthy and Anne Ralph.
Elwood Guitar Quartet - Michael Clarke, Radek Lomejko, Katie
Neville and Marc Oliver; Brennan-Cahill Saxophone-Piano Duo –
Gavin Brennan (saxophone) and Aileen Cahill (piano)
Quintessential Sax Quartet – Gavin Brennan (soprano saxophone),
Séan Kenny (tenor saxophone), David Conway (alto saxophone) and
Stephen O’Brien (baritone saxophone).
Chatham Saxophone Quartet - Daniel Dunne (soprano saxophone),
Darren Hatch (alto saxophone), Ciaran Sutton (tenor saxophone) and
Ian Finlay (baritone saxophone).
Golden Strings Duo – Peter Sebeystian and Livia Nagy (cellos); Cantabile Piano Trio – Katarina Baker (violin), Tom Murphy
(violin) and Rachel McCall (piano); Soundpost Quartet - Nuala Ní
Chanainn (violin), Anne Marie Taylor (violin), Vincent Hurley
(viola) and Nickie Geddes (cello)
How to Apply
Applications for the 2019/20 Apprentice Ensemble Programme are now open. You can download the Application Form and Application Details from the live links. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 15th May 2019. Auditions are scheduled for the week of 27 May 2019. For further details contact email@example.com.