Mary Lennon

Public Musicology Podcast with Dr. Mary Lennon Can piano teaching be considered musicology? In this episode of the ground-breaking Irish public musicology podcast Offbeat, former BBC Radio 3 presenter Karishmeh Felfeli interviews Dr. Mary Lennon, former Head of Keyboard of the DIT Conservatory of Music about her life’s work as a piano pedagogue, educationist and […]

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Imelda Drumm

What might attract a renowned Irish opera star to academic musicology? In this latest episode of my podcast ‘Offbeat’, I interview Dr. Imelda Drumm, celebrated Irish mezzo-soprano and lecturer in classical vocal performance at the Royal Irish Academy of Music over a coffee in Dublin. We explore her illustrious career on the UK opera circuit, […]

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Evangelia Rigaki

What does a musicology of composition sound like? Is there anything essentially musicological about the art and practice of music composition? Dr. Evangelia Rigaki, Director of the Music Composition Centre at Trinity College Dublin is featured in this coffee interview for my Irish public musicology podcast series OFFBEAT, and together, we explore these broader questions […]

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Famous on Twitter as a Music Analyst and Radio Broadcaster.

Yes, it feels good. This. Everything I do is music analysis (from writing SMA Newsletter pieces to making public musicology podcasts and music theory documentaries), so this is an amazing moment for me personally and professionally. OK, it’s just Twitter, but still…right? Sounding the Feminists? Basically the most influential, most powerful women in Irish arts, […]

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Thanks Music @ Dublin City University

Lovely news item of my public musicology series Offbeat which features me in a coffee conversation with a senior member of Irish music academia. My interviews with Dr. Roisin Blunnie and Dr. Patricia Flynn of Dublin City University have been receiving wonderful feedback from musicological circles both within and outside academia. My guests were outstanding […]

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