Applications Sought For 2017 Trench Award

Applications are now being sought from young singers and musicians from the Midlands who are pursuing a career in professional performance in the classical field for the 2017 Trench Award.   In its fourth year, The Trench Award aims to assist a young singer or musician develop their professional career through further study at home […]

Finalists For The 2016 Trench Award Announced

The six finalists who will perform at The 2016 Trench Award in Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Sunday 1 Mayhave been announced.   They are sopranos Nicole Robinson (Banagher, Offaly), Sarah Brady (Mullingar, Westmeath) and Rachel Goode (Ballinasloe, Roscommon), tenor Philip Keegan (Tullamore, Offaly), violinist Lucia McPartlin (Killaloe, Tipperary) and on the flute will […]