Irish Composition Summer School 2023

10 Jul 2023 - 9:00am
Irish Institute of Music and Song, Balbriggan, T.U.

The Irish Composition Summer School will run at Irish Institute of Music and Song, Balbriggan, T.U. from July 10th to 18th. (

Prospective participants should be composers at the early stages of their career, and students taking composition and considering it as a career.

Course Directors: Martin O’Leary and Garrett Sholdice
Guest Director: Jane O’Leary
Instruments/Performers: clarinet with Deirdre O’Leary, accordion with Dermot Dunne and percussion with Richard O’Donnell
Technology director: Ian Brabazon
Admin: John McLachlan

We will offer a full day timetable that allows for composing time: the days feature group seminars (mostly mornings) and individual tutorials (afternoons). The option of staying on location in accommodation at the IIMS is recommended, but not compulsory. See

Applications should be emailed to the administrator by Friday, June 9th. More information is available on the ICSS Information Booklet.

Sponsored by the Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Supported by IMRO—the Irish Music Rights Organisation