Arts Council Music Recording Scheme

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

Artist Amount Awarded
Simon Jermyn €8,300
Project: Second CD for the Barcelona based indie jazz label, Fresh Sound New Talent, featuring Simon Jermyn's Trot A Mouse ensemble (Simon Jermyn, electric bass/baritone guitar/composer; Sean Carpio, drums; Joachim Badenhorst, clarinet (Belgium); Loren Stillman, saxophone
Izumi Kimura €4,000
Project: CD of piano works by contemporary Irish and Japanese composers
Kevin Brady €8,934
Project: CD by the Kevin Brady Trio with American pianist, Bill Carrothers, to be released on the Fresh Sound Records label
Benedict Schlepper-Connolly €9,918
Project: CD featuring micro-tonal works by contemporary Irish composers, to be performed by Trio Scordatura, and released on the Ergodos Records label
Eamonn Quinn €10,000
Project: First recording on the new Louth Contemporary Music Society label, which will feature performances by Irish musicians of the works of world renowned composers including Arvo Part, Alexander Kanifel and Valentin Silvestrov. Performers will include the Rothko String Quartet (Cliodhna Ryan, Ioana Petcu Colan, violins; Cian O Duill, viola; Ben Rogerson, cello), Michael McHale (piano) and Jackie Horner (soprano)
Roger Doyle €5,150
Project: CD of the composer's own works, to mark his 60th birthday, to be released on the Psychonavigation label, featuring Fionnuala Gill (singer) and Roger Doyle (piano)
William Dowdall €6,420
Project: CD of previously unrecorded works for solo flute by Irish composers James Wilson, Ian Wilson, Rhona Clarke, John Buckley, Philip Martin and Kevin O'Connell. The CD will be released through Atoll Records
Donnacha Dennehy €4,300
Project: Studio recording and release of two of his recently composed piano pieces, featuring New York based pianist Lisa Moore, to be released on the Cantaloupe Music label
David Lacey €6,543
Project: Recording of new work by the Irish/Swedish electroacoustic improvising quartet, Chip Shop Music (David Lacey, percussion/electronics; Paul Vogel, clarinet/computer; Erik Carlsson, percussion; Martin Kuchen, saxophones), to be issued by Homefront Recordings.
Martin Tourish €7,935
Project: CD of self-composed works based primarily on older and now rare traditional music compositional techniques, to be performed by Martin Tourish and Friends