Dublin International Piano Festival & Summer Academy | Ryan Mc Grath | 2015 Student Participant

Ryan Mc Grath - Ireland

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16 year old Irish pianist, born in 1999, Ryan began his music studies in the Royal Irish Academy of Music and has been taught ever since he began piano in September 2005 by Lance Coburn in the Royal Irish Academy of Music.

This year he received a scholarship in the academy for level 9 and will complete his senior certificate by the end of this year. Ryan has been attending masterclasses by pianists such as John O' Conor, Finghin Collins and Evelyne Brancart.

Ryan has participated in many competitions and Feiseanna around Ireland including, but not limited to the Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil, the Midlands Feis Ceoil, Sligo Feis Ceoil, Newpark Music festival, Piano Academy of Ireland music competition, Navan piano competition and the Arklow Music Festival. Ryan has a keen interest in many styles of music and is honored to be chosen to play at the 3rd Dublin International piano Festival.
AGE: 16

Royal Irish Academy of Music

Lance Coburn

BACH Prelude from Suite no. 2 in A minor, BWV 807
HAYDN Sonata in E flat Hob XVI:49
BEETHOVEN Sonata in A major, op. 2 no. 2
GINASTERA Danzas Argentines op. 2
RACHMANINOV - Prelude op. 23, no. 10
GRIEG Piano Concerto in A minor