Claire Wallace, Flute, Recorder, Piano, and Voice

A native of Dundalk, Claire Wallace studied flute, voice, and piano at the DIT Conservatory of Music, graduating with a performance degree in flute awarded by Trinity College Dublin. As a flute-player she has performed both as soloist and orchestra member in various venues throughout Ireland and Europe. She has also sung with the National Chamber Choir, has performed as a chorus-member and soloist with Opera Ireland, and was a founder-member of the Louth-based Clermont Chorale. As a member of the music department in St. Vincent’s School, Dundalk Claire has worked as a coach with the school orchestra, rehearsed and conducted the school choir, accompanied various choral and chamber groups, and has also taught curriculum music. She is also keyboardist with the Dundalk musical group S.O.N.G. and has worked with them in productions such as Les Misérables, Chess, and Sweeney Todd. In 2010 Claire began work on a doctoral degree in research and performance at Dundalk Institute of Technology. Claire currently teaches flute, singing, piano, and recorder at Rathdown Music School and has performed with the school in the National Concert Hall and the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire. She continues to perform at music festivals throughout Ireland.