Updated: Apr 30, 2020
Tune into: Let’s Stay Together, Fingal Arts Office Connecting Artists & Communities.
When: Thursday 30 April at 11am
In March 2020, at the very beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, Fingal Academy of Music was commissioned by Julie Clarke at Fingal Arts Office to create an educational video for singers of all ages.
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In the words of Fingal County Council:
Join us here this Thursday at 11am for a lively music session with musicians Dónal Kearney & Michael T. Dawson of Fingal Academy of Music, as they present songs for families and young audiences as part of Let’s Stay Together, a new initiative of Fingal Arts Office which aims to connect artists and communities during Covid-19. Tune in to learn how to take care of your voice and how to create a musical environment at home.
Michael T. Dawson is a conductor, composer and Fulbright scholar and co-founder of Fingal Academy of Music and the Irish Institute of Music & Song. He is an award-winning conductor at international level. He has toured extensively and is regularly invited abroad to provide masterclasses and adjudication at Universities and Festivals. He is set to graduate this summer with a Doctorate degree in Music from the University of Southern California. He is Artistic Director of Fingal International Festival of Voices.
Dónal Kearney is a singer, educator and songwriter. He is co-founder of Fingal Academy of Music and the Irish Institute of Music & Song. He is Tenor Coach with the National Youth Choir of Northern Ireland and is a certified Community Music Leader with international humanitarian organisation Musicians Without Borders. Dónal has toured 15 countries in 3 continents as a performer and educator, has recorded vocals for Nintendo and Blizzard, and currently plays with folk trio TRÚ. He is also a Cambridge graduate and once worked at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva.
We look forward to welcoming you!
The video will soon be available on our YouTube channel.