Category: News

An in-brief account of the things I get up to

Collab With Jazz Vocalist Mercedes Nicole

Just embarked on a new collaboration project with Seattle-based jazz singer Mercedes Nicole and her quartet. Here is the first song we worked on- “Touching the Sky”   “An extraordinary vocal jazz stylist and interpreter of standards, blues, original compositions, and New Gospel music, Ms. Nicole brings her unique personality and vocal quality to her performances. Her rich, expressive voice… Read more →

The Last Storm

Read a short story written by my good friend- author and linguistic gymnast Eva Duncan Álvarez. It was inspired (allegedly) by my soundtrack to the film “Umformung: The Transformation”     So many dusty volumes had been written about sacrifice, and so long had the sage preached about it during his youth, and yet he only understood its meaning in the… Read more →

Maynooth University Orchestra Premiere New Work

The Maynooth University Orchestra performed the premiere of my Partita for String Orchestra yesterday (26 April 2015). They also premiered a work by Niall Tormey and Tom Cullivans Violin Concerto. It was a marvelous concert, played by very talented musicians under the expert baton of Sebastien Petiet. It was an true honour to be a part of it. Well done to… Read more →