Bursaries And Awards
Jerome Hynes Composers’ Competition
Irish composer Emma O'Halloran, originally from Athlone, Co. Westmeath, was the winner of the Jerome Hynes Young Composers’ Competition 2012, awarded by The National Concert Hall. The award is for the commission of a new work for chamber ensemble, offering the composer a unique opportunity to work collaboratively with professional musicians on the performance of this new work. As well as securing a substantial cash prize of €2,500, Emma had her new composition Cages performed on Friday, 1st March, 6.45pm as part of the New Music Dublin Festival at the National Concert Hall
Bernadette Greevy Bursary
Each year, The National Concert Hall invites singers to apply for the Bernadette Greevy Bursary. One singer per year will be awarded the bursary of €5,000 by The National Concert Hall, in honour of Irish mezzo-soprano Dr Bernadette Greevy. The winner of the Bernadette Greevy Bursary will give a recital at The National Concert Hall at the end of the following year, featuring a new Irish piece commissioned for the occasion by The National Concert Hall.
Young Musicians’ Award
The Young Musicians Award at The National Concert Hall supports the development of talented young musicians in Ireland. This biannual award provides bursaries for young musicians up to a total of €10,000 which may be used toward tuition, instrument upgrade, travel or other costs faced by student musicians as they develop their potential.