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Julieanne Forrest & JJ McNamara

Julieanne Forrest & JJ McNamara

Fri 14 Sept, 8:00pm  |  Main Auditorium  |  Tickets: €14 / €12 (conc)

Solstice & eCOMM Supporting Youth Arts

Julieanne Forrest is a 15-year-old student at St. Michael’s Loreto, Navan and currently studies violin with Dr. Fionnuala Hunt at The Royal Irish Academy of Music. Julieanne has won numerous prizes including the coveted St. Cecelia and Rhoda Coghill cups at the 2018 ESB Feis Ceoil, and the inaugural John Pollard Bursary for violin. Julieanne has just returned from Montreal where she worked with the renowned violin teacher Mauricio Fuks. Other notable teachers with whom she has worked include Olivier Charlier (National Conservatoire, Paris), Kirill Troussov (University of Music, Munich), Daniel Rowland and Jan Repko (Royal College of Music, London).


JJ McNamara is a young County Meath virtuoso pianist. Although only 19, he has performed as soloist with international orchestras, won first prize in multiple national piano competitions and made his National Concert Hall debut in Dublin last year. He was one of only 6 Irish pianists chosen to take part in the 2018 Dublin International Piano Competition. In 2018 JJ was awarded a scholarship by Dr Ite O’Donovan and the Dublin Choral Foundation, and is a recipient of a grant from Meath County Council under the Professional Artist Development Fund.







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