Jake Morgan is a composer and conductor from Galway who specialises in music and audio for film, theatre and video games. He studied contemporary composition and sound design at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and Windmill Lane Studios, and recently completed a Master’s degree in Composition for Screen at the University of Edinburgh. Jake took part in the Journal of Music/Galway City Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme in 2017/18.
Music for Galway's Midwinter Festival explored a range of works written at the end of composers' lives. Jake Morgan reviews performances from Finghin Collins, ConTempo Quartet, Ailish Tynan and more.
Jake Morgan reviews the Goldner Quartet in Galway, performing a programme that included Peter Sculthorpe's 'Jabiru Dreaming' inspired by Aboriginal music.
In the second music review from our new Journal of Music/Galway City Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Jake Morgan attends a special RTÉ Concert Orchestra concert that celebrated the cross-fertilisation between North and South America.