DU Music has been Trinity's premier society for musicians and music lovers since 1953. We regularly host open mic nights and open recitals to give our members a platform for performance. We also hosting various other events for music lovers of every taste. We are running a series of talks to give our members a chance to hear from musicians and industry people, keep an eye on our events page to keep up to date. We also publish an annual student-run academic journal, Writings About Music, and provide our members with a well-equipped practice room on the second floor of House 6.
Check out our committee members below and feel free to to contact us for any questions, event ideas or anything you think you may need us for.
Eoin is a third year Music student. He has a passion for theatre and has been involved in the Trinity Hall Musical, as Musical Director in first year and Director and Musical Director for Avenue Q in second year. Again, this year he is taking the role of Director in Sondheim’s masterpiece ‘Into the Woods’. He has a passion for musical scores, but also Jazz and contemporary Folk/Rock.
Fiona is our wonderful secretary. She is a third year History and Music student. Fiona has previously been a contestant on the voice of Ireland and is a very talented performer and song-writer. When not tackling the grueling admin side of our society, Fiona is a fan of rock music and has been in many rock bands. She's the girl you need for all things rock
Chloe is a Senior Sophister English Literature and Music student and DU Music's Treasurer for the 2017/18 year. She has been a member of the society since first year, and has been on committee since second year. She is also involved in Trinity's student newspaper, The University Times, and is an active performer. She enjoys all sorts of music, from Irish trad to classical to jazz, and hopes to compose for film and television in the future.
Aoife is going into her third year of studying Music at Trinity. As the Events Officer for the second year running, Aoife has a dynamic range of events planned for the year to suit all tastes and interests ! With the success of last year's Music Ball hosted in Café en Seine, Aoife has big plans to reform your "usual" college ball and hopes to create an unforgettable night for society members and music students alike . With interests lying in a myriad of genres from jazz to contemporary song-writing, Aoife is there to have a chat about almost any field of music and is greatly looking forward to meeting society members past, present and future and organising events to suit all .
Sam takes the role of Communications officer for the first time in the roles existence. He is a third year single-honours music student. He is a performer, but his passion lies in writing and producing his own music. His tastes span from Indie to Rap and beyond, with specialist topics including 21 Pilots, George Watsky All the social media posts you will see throughout the year will be directly from the pen of Sam so keep an eye out for our promotions of events and society information to make the most of your membership with DU Music!
Lara is the Artistic designer for this year’s DU Music society and is a 3rd year Music and Drama student. A talented musician, Lara can take any instrument and make it her own, but is a suave saxophonist and that being so means her music tastes primarily central around Jazz, ranging from Coleman Hawkins to Steve Lehmann. Her primary focus however is in pursuing her skills and career as a sound artist/designer in theatre. This is Lara’s second year on the music committee and in taking up the new role of Artistic Designer this year, she hopes to contribute to the image of the society from a visual stand point by use of colourful, contemporary designs.
Cormac (we call him Fitz) is the Tech Officer for the Music Society this year. He's a third year Music and Philosophy student. He loves most genres of music, but mostly psychedelic rock and experimental stuff, as well as classical. His musical idol is Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys. If you're interested in all things trippy, chill and groovy, come and talk to Fitz!
Eoin Hand is studying music and the history of art and architecture. He takes interest in a range of things from piano and singing, to rugby and athletics and even history! His music taste is incredibly versatile from Mozart to Tiesto and all the jazz in between! But, his heart lies in romantic piano pieces. He is delighted to be the librarian and hopes to meet many music enthusiasts!
This is Michael's first year on the committee of DU Music and a takes the new role of Travel officer. In February of this 2018 we will embark on our international trip with the location to be decided. Michael will be the mastermind behind this and what happens on the trip. Michael has traveled the states and Asia in the last 2 years so we're in good hands and assured this year's trip will be one of the best
Lisa is a third year Music and Irish student and DU Music's OCM for 2017/18. She first joined the society in first year and is is a lover of all music, and is particularly interested in musical theatre. She has taken on lead roles in many musicals including A Chorus Line and Avenue Q in Trinity Hall. S She has also been involved in various other aspects of the college community, such as the Student's Union, Trinity Hall JCR and DUPA.
Carmel is a second year Music and Psychology student, and long-time musician. A talented pianist and cellist, Carmel joins the committee as an OCM this year. She plays with our friends, The Trinity Orchestra and has played on stages like Electric Picnic and Metropolis Music Festivals. We're delighted to have Carmel in the committee this year and hope for the best year of our lives!