Dr Clíona Doris

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Professor Clíona Doris: DMus, MMus, BMus, LRSM, LTCL

Clíona Doris’ research interests are in performance and research of contemporary and historical Irish music. Her broadcasts include performances on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio Ulster, RTÉ LyricFM, National Public Radio USA, ClassicFM TV, UTV, BBC Television and RTÉ Television. In 2005, she was the soloist at the BBC Proms in the Park from Belfast, which was broadcast as part of the BBC Last Night of the Proms. An active exponent of contemporary music, Clíona has premiered works by Elaine Agnew, Enda Bates, Linda Buckley, Donnacha Dennehy, Jason E. Geistweidt, Deirdre Gribbin, Philip Hammond, Brian Irvine, Deirdre McKay, Neil Martin and Ian Wilson.

Clíona was Chairman of the Ninth World Harp Congress Dublin 2005 and is currently Chair of the Board of Directors of the Contemporary Music Centre of Ireland. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Music Network, Music Generation: National Music Education Programme and the World Harp Congress.
She is Head of Orchestral Studies at TU Dublin Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin. She is a graduate of The Queen's University of Belfast and Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.

Email: cliona.doris[at]dit.ie


Deirdre Gribbin: Island People, CD Recording, NMC D185 (2013)
Night Music Voice in the Leaves, CD Recording, Louth Contemporary Music Society, LCMS1201 (2011)
Musical Treasures from the National Library, National Archive of Irish Composers, www.naic.ie/performance.html (2010)
Ian Wilson Double Trio, CD Recording, Diatribe Recordings (2009)
Clíona Doris: a pale yellow sky, CD Recording, RTÉ LyricFM RTELYRICCD115 (2008). Music by Michael Alcorn, John Buckley, Philip Hammond, Jason E Geistweidt, Deirdre McKay, Neil Martin
Deirdre McKay and Jean Duncan: a pale yellow sky, DVD Recording, Queen’s University, Belfast (2005)
four x four, RTÉ LyricFM RTELYRICCD115 (2005). Handel Harp Concerto, RTÉ Concert Orchestra
Clíona Doris: in blue sea or sky, Riverrun Records RVRCD59 (2003). Music by Brian Boydell, Benjamin Britten, Ian Wilson, Hamilton Harty, William Mathias.

Articles and other
Entries on Sheila Larchet Cuthbert; Denise Kelly, and Nancy Calthorpe in The Encyclopaedia of Music in Ireland, ed. Harry White and Barra Boydell (UCD Press, 2013)
‘The Irish Harp Tradition’, World Harp Congress Review (Fall 2004, Vol. VIII, No. 5, Spring 2005, Vol. VIII, No. 6)

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