Arts Council Music Recording Scheme

The total award fund for this round of applications was €71,500 to 10 applicants

Artist Amount Awarded
Isabelle O’Connell (solo piano) €5,500
Project: CD of piano works by contemporary Irish composers
Pauline Scanlon (voice) and Eilis Kennedy (voice) €7,750
Project: CD of bilingual female unison and harmony singing, documenting less heard West Kerry songs, and repertoire from their own families
Malcolm Proud (solo organ) €5,000
Project: CD of works by JS Bach, to be released on the Maya label
Dylan Rynhart €8,000
Project: Studio album by Fuzzy Logic Ensemble, featuring repertoire and melodic development based on speech patterns
Ioana Petcu-Colan €8,000
Project: CD by the Avalon Ensemble to tie in with new Avalon Winter Chamber Music Festival in Wexford
John O'Brien (uilleann pipes) €7,750
Project: CD with Paudie O'Connor (accordion), featuring music from Kerry /Sliabh Luachra
Francesco Turrisi (piano, accordion) €8,000
Project: CD of self-composed pieces inspired by 17th century Italian Baroque music, with Brendan Doyle (clarinet, bass clarinet), Dan Bodwell (double bass), Sean Carpio (drums)
Kevin Brady on behalf of Organics jazz trio €5,000
Project: CD of new compositions by the band members
Brian Bolger on behalf of Dublin Guitar Quartet €9,000
Project: CD of works by contemporary Irish composers
Ronan Guilfoyle (composer) €7,500
Project: A recording of his work "Renaissance Man", featuring John Abercrombie (guitar), Ronan Guilfoyle (bass guitar), Conor Guilfoyle (drums) and the Callino Quartet