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Aisling Deegan

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Aisling is a pianist and violinist from Tipperary. A 2018 BMus graduate (First Class Honours) from the CIT Cork School of Music, she is currently studying for her Masters in piano performance under accomplished concert pianist, Michael McHale. 

 

Aisling has completed all RIAM grade examinations in piano, violin and voice, receiving a number of High Achiever Awards before entering the Cork School of Music. During her time as an undergraduate, Aisling studied solo piano performance with Nicholas O’ Halloran, classical violin with Ruxandra Petcu-Colan and traditional fiddle with Johnny McCarthy. Following tuition in instrumental and vocal accompaniment with Frances Kelleher, Aisling has performed a number of solo and accompaniment piano recitals.Having a keen interest in chamber music, Aisling formed a piano duet with pianist Ciaran Ahern during her time at CSM. The duo trained under Michael Joyce and they were placed first in the Feis Maitiu piano duet competition in 2015. Aisling is also studying harmony, counterpoint and analysis under the tutorship of the most prestigious Dr. Séamus De Barra. 

 

Aisling has completed masterclasses with renowned pianists such as Niklas Pokki and Barry Douglas during her time at CSM. As a violinist, Aisling has been a member of many orchestras including the CSM Symphony Orchestra, and has completed chamber music courses such as the prestigious international string chamber music course, ‘Concorda.’An experienced performer, Aisling has been playing piano, violin and singing for weddings, receptions and other events for a number of years. In addition to having played in the orchestra for many musicals, Aisling has been on stage for many shows and has attended musical theatre courses such as ‘AIMS,’following the successful completion of all musical theatre singing exams. 

 

Aisling teaches students of all abilities and enjoys sharing the skills and knowledge she has gained through her extensive experience in the world of music and performance.

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