The Competitors

Semi-Finalists for 2017

The CIT Cork School of Music, Cork

Aoife Burke, Cello
David McElroy, Violin
Cormac O’Briain, Cello
Maria Ryan, Violin

The DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Dublin

Marcella Barz, Clarinet/ Bass Clarinet
Robert Finegan, Saxophone
Anna Szombathy, Concert Harp
Tara Viscardi, Concert Harp

The Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin

Claire Austen, Violin
Brian Dungan, Percussion
Richard Thomas, Violin
Seamus Wylie, Clarinet

The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick

Emma Downes, Violin

Queen’s University, Belfast

Gerard Mullaly, Clarinet
Hannah Murray, Trumpet
Ciara Jackson, Flute