Conall Gleeson

Conall Gleeson

arts research University of Brighton

C.Gleeson@brighton.ac.uk

Conall Gleeson studied viola and piano at the College of Music, Dublin. Whilst reading English Literature and Psychology at Trinity College, Dublin, he undertook private composition lessons with Dr Joseph Groocock and later continued studies in viola performance at the Royal Northern College of Music. Gleeson worked as a freelance musician performing with various music ensembles throughout Ireland including the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, the RTE concert orchestra, the Dublin Silver Screen Orchestra, The Dublin Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orlando Chamber Orchestra. He later undertook postgraduate studies in electro acoustic composition with composers Donnacha Dennehy and Roger Doyle at the centre for Music and Media Technologies, Trinity College. Gleeson's compositions for electronics and live instrumentation have been performed in Ireland, USA, Taiwan and England.