Regarded as one of the leading accompanists in Ireland, Dearbhla Brosnan began her musical studies at the Royal Irish Academy of Music where she studied piano with John O’Conor. She received an Honours Degree in Music from Trinity College Dublin, before commencing her postgraduate study at the Royal Academy of Music, London, where her teachers included John Streets and Iain Ledingham.
Dearbhla has performed extensively throughout Ireland, Great Britain, Europe, the United States and Asia as a recitalist and chamber musician, in venues from Dublin’s National Concert Hall to St Martin-in-the-Fields. She regularly performs with Irish soprano Celine Byrne with whom she has given concerts in Portugal, Switzerland, Bratislava, Italy, and at St. James’s Piccadilly, London and in Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall.
She has frequently broadcast on both television and radio and has worked as official accompanist for music festivals and competitions including the Freemasons Young Musician of the Year, the Galway Flute Festival and the Great Music in Irish Houses Festival.
Dearbhla is passionately committed to teaching and in addition to her own studio at the RIAM, has given classes in the United Kingdom, Italy, China and New Zealand.
Dearbhla is currently resident accompanist at RIAM.
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