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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Music Network are pleased to announce details of the 2023 Musicians-in-Residence Scheme. Established and emerging musicians and groups with a strong connection to, or focus on, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown are invited to apply. The closing date for applications is Tuesday 7th March at 2:00pm; full details of the Residencies and application process are available here

There will be on online information session for anyone interested in applying on Friday 17 February at 11.00am  Register here 

A site visit to dlr LexIcon Studio will also take place on Tuesday 21st February at 6:00 pm, and places can be booked by emailing dlr Arts Office

The aim of the Musicians-in-Residence Scheme is to provide opportunities to develop and showcase new work which may be compositional and/or performance focused i.e. to create new material and/or to develop a new artistic collaboration.  The Scheme is jointly funded by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and the Arts Council, and is managed by Music Network. It was established in 2015.

The 2023 Musicians-in-Residence were Lioba Petrie; Rodrigo Almonte Zegarra; and Rosie Murphy. Previous Residencies have included traditional flute player Iarlaith Mac Gabhann, Trumpeter Darren Cornish Moore, and pianist, vocalist, producer and composer Ruth O’Mahony-Bradychamber group Ikigai, composer and guitarist Dave Flynn, the Tommy Halferty Trio, percussionist and composer Éamonn Cagney, improvising pianist and composer Izumi Kimura, composer, sound designer and multi-instrumentalist Lara Gallagher, vocalist and songwriter Susan McKeown, pianist and composer Conor Linehan, sound artist and composer Craig Cox.