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Amanda Feery

Princeton, NJ         

Amanda Feery is an Irish composer based in the U.S, working with acoustic, electronic and improvised music. Much of her inspiration comes from literature, visual art, and folklore. She has written for orchestral, chamber and vocal ensembles, theatre, kinetic sculpture, and multimedia. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a B.A in Music in 2006 and a M.Phil in Music and Media Technologies in 2009. She is currently a doctoral student in Music Composition at Princeton University.

Collaborators include RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Crash Ensemble, Alarm Will Sound,Chamber Choir Ireland, RTÉ ConTempo Quartet, Amatis Trio, Ensemble Mise-en, Dither,Bearthoven, Mivos Quartet, Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, This is How we Fly, Orkestde Ereprijs, Lisa Moore, and Amanda Gookin. She has participated as a composer in residence at Mizzou International Composers Festival, Ostrava Days Festival, SOUNDscape Festival, Bang on a Can Summer Festival, and the International Young Composers Meeting. Awards include the International Alliance for Women in Music Prize for Orchestral Music, the Seán Ó’Riada Composition Prize for Choral Music, Jerome Hynes Composer Award, and the West Cork Chamber Music Festival Composer Award.

She was recently selected to work with Grammy award-winning quartet Third Coast Percussion ontheir 2018-19 Emerging Composers Partnership. Future projects include works for flautist LinaAndonovska and Ball State Symphony Band.

something like light but not

for string quartet and uilleann pipes

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Pushing Air

for symphony orchestra

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Squarepushers

for vocal quintet

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