Dr Gráinne Mulvey

Error message

  • Deprecated function: Array and string offset access syntax with curly braces is deprecated in include_once() (line 20 of /home/cdthrer/public_html/musicresearch.ie/includes/file.phar.inc).
  • Deprecated function: implode(): Passing glue string after array is deprecated. Swap the parameters in drupal_get_feeds() (line 394 of /home/cdthrer/public_html/musicresearch.ie/includes/common.inc).

Dr Gráinne Mulvey: BA., MA PhD (University of York)

Gráinne’s music has been performed and broadcast across the globe. She has been the recipient of many awards, commissions and honours, including the Young Musician of the Future Award, (Composers Class) in 1994, the Macaulay Fellowship (Arts Council Of Ireland), Arklow Music Festival, New Music for Sligo in 1999 and St. John’s University Memorial Award, Newfoundland in 2003. She has received commissions from the Concorde Ensemble, the ACME Ensemble, Chicago, NSOI, Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra and The Northern Sinfonia. Her orchestral work has also been performed by the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, the Hradec Králové Philharmonic and the Orchestre De Lorraine. She has represented Ireland twice at the ISCM World Music Days in 2008, and 2009 and at the International Rostrum of Composers in 1994 and 2006. The RTE NSOI has commissioned a cello concerto to be premiered in 2014 and The Dublin International Piano Competition has commissioned a test piece for 2015.
Her research interests focus on contemporary composition: acoustic, electro-acoustic real/live electronics and the harmonic series. She is a member of The Association of Irish Composers, Irish Music Rights Organization and Aosdána, Ireland’s organization of creative artists. Her music is represented by The Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland.



*CD ''Rational Option Insanity'' The Concorde Ensemble http://www.sanctuaryclassics.com/product_details.php?productId=5386
Contemporary Music Centre: Contemporary Music from Ireland Vol. 7 (NSOI cond. Robert Houlihan: CD, CMC CD07, 2008)
[Various Artists:] Internationale Akademie für Neue Komposition, Austria. (Tomasz Bartosiak, Max Angel, Jan Pilch, Marek Choloniewski: CD, Avantgarde CD 001, 1997)
——The Sound We are Now, (Joe O'Farrell: CD, Aphasia Recordings 022, 2007)
Akanos (Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Matthew Schellhorn, Annette Cleary, Joe O’ Farrell, Elizabeth Hilliard: CD, Parma Recordings LLC to be released in 2013)


Trinity Fanfare composed in 2004, for the Centenary of The Admission Of Women Students to Trinity College, Dublin (New York, Prarie Dawg Press)
‘Analysis of Syzygy for cello and fixed tape by Annette Cleary’, Musicology Review, Vol. 6

Go to top