THREE CLASSICAL music trios - Con Brio, the RFM Trio, and the Zephyr Clarinet Trio - will be in concert in the Emily Anderson Concert Hall, Upper Aula Maxima, NUI Galway, this Sunday at 3pm.
This is the Galway Music Residency's Apprentice Ensemble Winter Recital. The Apprentice Programme, now in its 14th year, offers mentoring sessions with the ConTempo Quartet, as well as performing opportunities.
Con Brio [pictured below], from the Burren, are siblings, Shónagh (violin ), Mia (viola ), and Euan (cello ) who study with Coole Music in Gort. All are members of Coole Music’s Sonic Strings & Youth Orchestra, while Shónagh also plays with the Symphonic Wavesorchestra project for Galway 2020.
RFM Trio is Rachel Kelly (violin ), Fionna McKree (violin ), and Mark Kelly (cello ). They travel several times a week to Athenry Music School for individual lessons and orchestra rehearsals. Formed in September 2018, the trio meet regularly under the mentorship of director Katharine Mac Mághnuis.
Dina Ryan, James Middleton, and Marcella Barz are the Zephyr Clarinet Trio. They formed at the Technological University of Dublin while studying with Dr Paul Roe. The three are multi-clarinettists and have arranged a variety of music for clarinet trio.
This is a family-friendly concert. Admission is free. Early arrival is recommended. See www.thegalwaymusicresidency.ie