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Faculty of Music


Úna Monaghan 

Úna Monaghan is a harper, composer, researcher and sound artist from Belfast. She collaborates, improvises and performs with poets, visual artists, computers, writers, musicians, and others. Úna has held artist residencies at the Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris, the Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas Montréal, and the Future Music Lab at the Atlantic Music Festival, Maine, USA. Úna also works as a sound engineer specialising in Irish traditional music, and experimental, live electronic and multichannel music, a role in which she travels worldwide. Úna was awarded a PhD from the Sonic Arts Research Centre at Queen's University Belfast in 2015 and held the Rosamund Harding Research Fellowship in Music at Newnham College, University of Cambridge from 2016-2019. Her research examines the intersections between Irish traditional music, experimental music practices, improvisation and interactive technologies.

Tuesday, 4 February, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Event location: 
Recital Room, Faculty of Music