Ann Cleare

Ann Cleare is an Irish composer working in the areas of concert music, opera, extended sonic environments, and hybrid instrumental design. Her work has been commissioned and presented by major broadcasters such as the BBC, NPR, ORF, RTÉ, SWR, WDR for festivals such as Gaudeamus, Wittenertage fur Neue Kammermusik, International Music Institute Darmstadt, Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik, IMATRONIC, and MATA, working with ensembles such as: ICE, ELISION, JACK Quartet, Ensemble Nikel, Yarn/Wire, ensemble mosaik, and The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Ann has studied at University College Cork, IRCAM, and holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University. She currently lectures in Composition at the University of York, England, and will soon commence as Assistant Professor of the Music and Media Technologies Masters at Trinity College Dublin. Her scores are published by Project Schott New York.  website