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Music: Bloomsday Concert 2020 – The Doyle Family

Welcome to our Bloomsday special mini-concert with the extraordinary Doyle family from Dublin. They have come together to bring you some music that was special to James Joyce and featured in his books. Before you watch here are some short bio’s on their musical careers.

Denice Doyle, one of Irelands most talented and versatile violinists enjoys a career as an established soloist, chamber musician and orchestral musician. Denice has performed extensively around Ireland and the world including the prestigious Carnagie Hall, New York, Broadway, the West End, throughout Asia and as soloist with many orchestras including the RTE National Symphony at the National Concert hall on numerous occassions.

Many highlights for Denice throughout the years have included performing for our President, performing with Andrea Bocelli and being invited to be Josh Grobans solo violinist when he played the 3Arena in Ireland in 2019.

David Doyle is an established soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, who is in high demand as a recording artist and performer. David regularly performs throughout Ireland, Europe and America. David is a multi-instrumentalist, receiving many awards for his cello, piano and organ playing including all first prize awards at the Feis Ceoil.

David is regularly working with Ireland’s top producers and artists recording and arranging music. In 2019, David was honored to be invited to perform at the Oscar Wilde awards for the Oscars in LA.

Deirdre Doyle is a professional musician with over 30 years experience as an established organist, pianist, keyboardist, conductor and accompanist. Deirdre developed her studies at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and the DIT Conservatory of Music studying organ with Peter Sweeney. Deirdre has been musical director, resident organist and conductor of many churches throughout Dublin and is in great demand for her soulful liturigcal playing and direction. Deirdre was also honoured when asked to play piano for the Popes Mass rehearsals in the Phoenix park with the orchestra and choir for his visit in 2018.