Composer Anne-Marie O'Farrell has received many national and international awards for original composition. An honours BA and BMus graduate of UCD, she holds a PhD in composition at Queen's University Belfast, studying with Piers Hellawell and was awarded a first class honours MA in composition from the NUI Maynooth.
She has written for a variety of instrumental and vocal media, and her compositions are featured on the higher examination grades of conservatory syllabuses around the world including the Royal Conservatory of Canada, the UK's Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, Trinity College London, and the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
She lectures in composition at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin and for three years she was Composer in Residence at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, funded by the Arts Council of Ireland. Her works have been performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra, the BBC Singers, Chamber Choir Ireland, the RTE ConTempo Quartet and numerous international solo artists. She is the winner of the BBC Baroque Remixed composition competition with her orchestral work, Rann Do Tri.
She is regularly invited to give lecture recitals, workshops and masterclasses at festivals around the world in addition to presenting regularly at international conferences and acting as jury member for pedal harp and lever harp competitions.
Further information on Anne-Marie’s work as a composer is available via the following link: Contemporary Music Centre
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|SM0083 Passacaglia for Two Harps - Duet||P/L|
|SM0085 Carolan's Farewell to Music||P/L|
|SM0087 The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Duet||P/L|
|SM0088 The Knappogue Medley||P/L||Advanced|
|SM0089 The Night in Bethlehem||P/L||Intermediate|
|SM0091 Chorale Variations on 'Blessed Are the Pure in Heart'||P/L||Int/Advanced|
|SM0092 Recuerdos de la Alhambra||P||Advanced|
|SM0093 Chorale Variations on 'Take My Life and Let it Be'||P/L||Intermediate|
|SM0133 The O'Farrell Collection Vol.1 Dance Music (second edition - stapled)||P/L||Mixed|
|SM0253 Attétude (for solo pedal harp)||P||Intermediate|
|SM0294 Prelude from Lute Suite BWV 1006a - JS Bach||L||Intermediate|
|SM0475 The O'Farrell Collection
Vol. 2 A Baroque Bouquet
Includes Prelude No.1 in C major (previously SM0086)
|SM0564 The Lauding Ear -Trio Pedal Harp, organ and percussion||P||Advanced|
|SM0565 The O'Farrell Collection Vo3. Ancient to Modern||L||Int/Advanced|
|Old Editions Now Withdrawn||Music now in|
|SM0084 Chorale Variations on 'Deus Meus Adiuva Me'||SM0565|
|SM0086 Prelude No.1 in C major||SM0475|
|SM0090 The O'Farrell Collection Vol.1 Dance Music (1st edition)||SM0133 (2nd edition)|
|SM0094 J.S.Bach - Preludes Nos. 1 & 3||SM0475|
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