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FATHER FRANK MAHER CLASSICAL MUSIC AWARDS
The Father Frank Maher Classical Music Awards were established in 2001 and are sponsored by the Top Security Group to honour the late teacher at Castleknock College from 1959-1998.
The Awards aim is to promote musical life, assist cultural exchange and promote young and talented musicians. The Winner's bursary is the largest classical music awards in ireland and has been a jewel in Ireland's classical cultural crown for over 15 years. From the outset, exceptional and highly talented young musicians have performed each year to invited audiences in a bid to win this award. Past winners have used their bursary to attend many of the world's most prominent music Achademies such as Conservatoire Nationale Superieur de Musique et de Danse Paris, Kronberg Academy Germany, Meadows School of the Arts, Dallas, Texas, RAM London to name but a few.
The internationally renowned Galway-based RTÉ Contempo Quartet helped to ‘up the tempo’ at the launch of Top Security’s Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Awards for 2016, at which it was announced that Top Security has increased the top prize from €3,000 to €5,000 this year.
Quartet members Bogdan Sofei, Ingrid Nicola, Andreea Banciu and Adrian Mantu were accompanied by sixth year music students Aviva-Brianna Kearney (17) from Sutton Park School, Dublin and Cathal Killeen-Molloy (17) from Rockbrook Park School, Rathfarnham.
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Eoin Fleming, Winner 2015
Eoin Fleming from St MacDar's Community College, won the 2015 Father Frank Maher Classical Music Award of €3,000. Eoin will use the bursary to study with John O'Conor at Shenandoah University, Virginia, U.S.A.
Christopher Ellis, Winner 2014
2013 Winner Mairead Hickey
2009 Winner Marie Carroll
Post Primary Student, Marie Carroll from Loreto College, St Stephen's Green, Dublin showcased her talent in one of Ireland's largest Clastical Music Scholarships and won the Father Frank Maher Music Scholarship 2009. Now in its 9th year the scholarship's aim is to promote musical excellence within young and talented musicians.
Maire is an up-and-coming pianist who began her piano studies, aged four, at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. Top Security sponsor a bursary of €2,000 for the scholarship winner to use for attendance at a recognised place of tuition, a course of study (in Ireland or abroad), or on a purchase deemed necessary to assist in the development of the student's talent.
2008 Winner Kevin O’Hara
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