RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra’s 2011 Mentoring Scheme
Deirdre Reddy

Deirdre Reddy (violin), who is a student of Brian McNamara, joins the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra’s 2011 Mentoring Scheme for Advanced Young Musicians. This is Deirdre's second year on the scheme.  She will perform with the RTÉ NSO in ‘Russian Colours’ this Friday (4 November) at the National Concert Hall when Swiss conductor Matthias Bamert conducts Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathétique’, Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto in D minor with soloist Elaine Clark and the third of the season’s new Wild Card surprise works.  Deirdre graduated from DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama on Saturday 29th October with the Bachelor of Music Degree in Performance .  She was awarded the Michael McNamara Medal for the highest mark in performance. 

Mary Morgan (trombone) who is currently studying with Jonathan Clifford at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama is also taking part in the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra’s 2011 Mentoring Scheme.  Mary is a recent graduate of the Royal Irish Academy of Music.