Dave Flynn’s Irish Memory Orchestra Launches Composer's Vision

Dave Flynn’s Irish Memory Orchestra launches Composer’s Vision, an exciting new mentorship opportunity for young blind or vision impaired composers.

Dave Flynn’s Irish Memory Orchestra is searching for 3 talented young blind or vision impaired composers to work collaboratively on a new choral work that will be premiered by the IMO Youth Orchestra & Choir, alongside Dave Flynn’s The Vision Symphony, in Galway on Easter Saturday 2022.

Applicants should have some experience of composing in any style of music and the 3 selected composers will receive monthly mentorship over Zoom from composer Dave Flynn and in-person mentorship by Irish Memory Orchestra members during the rehearsal week from 12th-16th April 2022.

Travel, accommodation and food expenses to attend the premiere performance in Galway will be provided.

Eligible composers must be:

  • Aged 10-24
  • Blind or vision impaired
  • Born in or resident in Ireland
  • Able to submit examples of their work as audio/video and/or scores

The selected composers will be encouraged to either sing or play with the IMO Youth Orchestra & Choir in Galway from 12 – 16 April 2022, with a full scholarship provided.

The IMO Youth Orchestra & Choir is funded by the Arts Council Young Ensembles Scheme


The deadline for applications is Friday 30th July 2021, 5pm.

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Red Keane
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