Scoil Acla is delighted to announce that Micheál Ó Súilleabháin will be this year’s Official Opener. Micheál is one of Ireland’s best known and admired musicians. He is a renowned pianist, composer, recording artist, academic and was awarded an honorary D.Mus from the National University of Ireland in 2004. He is currently Professor of Music at the University of Limerick where he founded the Irish World Music Centre in 1994, now the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. He has over ten CD recordings on release of his own compositions and arrangements performed by the Irish Chamber Orchestra under his direction. He is widely acknowledged as having originated a unique Irish piano style out of Irish traditional base. Our official opening night takes place on Monday evening 27th July, 2015 from 8pm sharp. Venue to be confirmed shortly.
for more information on Micheál, check out www.mosmusic.ie