Cork Orchestral Society presents the Irish Guitar Quartet

Cork Orchestral Society presents the Irish Guitar Quartet

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 7.30pm

As part of the Cork Orchestral Societies 2019 programme, the Irish Guitar Quartet will perform the Curtis Auditorium at CIT Cork School of Music on Thursday May 16.

Having received international acclaim as soloists, members: Jerry Creedon, David Keating, Fiona Falvey and Aengus Kirakowski make up one of Ireland's premier instrumental ensembles, bringing together an exciting, dynamic and engaging musical performance.

Irish guitarist Jerry Creedon was born in Cork and graduated from University College, Cork. He studied with the famed German guitarist Siegfried Behrend in Germany and a Spanish government scholarship enabled him to study at the Andres Segovia Summer School in Santiago de Compostela.

David Keating was recently awarded a First Class Honours MMus Degree in classical guitar performance at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, where he studied with Craig Ogden.
He has received a number of prizes including the John Vallery Memorial Prize in the Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year Competition, the CIT CSM Senior Recital Competition and the Feis Ceoil Cup and Gold Medal for Classical Guitar Performance.

Fiona Falvey is in fourth year of the BMus degree in the CIT Cork School of Music. She performs regularly with the senior guitar orchestra of the CIT Cork School of Music and is a soloist and ensemble member of the CIT CSM Opera Studio Platform.

Aengus Kirakowski is a Cork-born guitarist and music educator. Beginning his studies at UCC, he then furthered his studies in musical performance at the CIT Cork School of Music. As a classical guitarist Aengus has performed at the RDS, as well as Musgrave Park, the City Hall, and participated in the Cork Jazz Festival.

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Published on 2 May 2019

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