Paul Roe

Paul is one of Ireland’s most creative and versatile musicians. For many years he was Associate Principal Clarinet of the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, since leaving the orchestra he has concentrated on solo and chamber music projects. Paul is a member of several chamber music groups with whom he plays a wide range of music from classical to contemporary repertoire and has given solo, ensemble and orchestral performances throughout Europe, Asia and America. He has been a member of Concorde Contemporary Music Ensemble since 1989 and is a keen advocate for the composition and performance of contemporary music. He regularly performs new music both nationally and internationally. Paul is a lecturer at The Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin- Ireland and has a PhD from the University of York, an M.A. from the University of Limerick and a Fellowship diploma from Trinity College London. In 2008 he was awarded a Fulbright Scholars Award to study Klezmer clarinet performance at Mannes College of Music, New York, USA. In April 2010 Paul released his second solo CD of music for Clarinet/Bass Clarinet and Electronics on the Diatribe label.
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