Emily Redmond, Violinist.
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A graduate of Waterford Institute of Technology Emily Redmond has been teaching violin and viola at County Wexford School of Music since 2004. She has carried out orchestral/string workshops and taught at various schools all over County Wexford in the last nine years and is currently working as a string tutor at Kennedy Park N.S. and St Peters College Wexford. Emily studied conducting with Fergus Sheil, Robert Houlihan, Denise Ham, Rudolfo Saglimbeni and George Hurst. She regularly attends masterclasses in Ireland and Europe in orchestral conducting. Emily is principal conductor of the County Wexford Youth Orchestra and was appointed as conductor of the Gateway Orchestra in 2013. This orchestra was formed in 2004 by Fergus Sheil and Wexford Sinfonia as a community orchestra for adults and currently has over 60 members. The County Wexford Youth Orchestra have travelled to Prague, Slovakia and Italy over the last few years winning several prizes in orchestral competitions. Emily is also currently a member of the ‘Artist in the Community Scheme’ for Wexford County Council which is a panel of 28 artists from all over County Wexford in the fields of Art, drama, film and music.
Emily performs regularly on the Late Late Show and other Irish TV programmes. She has performed with the following artists: Ronan Keating, Westlife, Jose Carreras, The Cheiftans, Charlotte Church, The Priests, Katherine Jenkins,The Vards, Ellie Goulding, Collabro, Daniel O Donnell, Sharon Corr, Lumiere, Alfie Boe, Hayley Westenra, Katie Melua, Il Volo and many more. She has performed on Sharon Shannons and Tommy Flemings Irish Tours. She has performed on Christmas Specials with The Dubliners, Damien Dempsey and other Irish artists and also on a number of PBS Shows for America. Emily also toured with the Dublin Philharmonic Orchestra and De Dannan in China 2010 and works extensively as a freelance musician with many orchestras and quartets around Ireland and abroad for recording work, Musicals, Light Operas and public concerts. She arranges a lot of music herself for chamber groups and orchestra.
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