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September 2017

Artists › Miriam Kaczor

Miriam graduated from the Royal Irish Academy of Music in 2016 with a first class honours BA Performance degree. She studied flute with William Dowdall and has taken part in numerous masterclasses with, amongst others, Sir James Galway, William Bennett, Felix Renggli, Andras Adorjan, Lisa Beznosiuk, Rachel Brown and Mark Padmore. She also spent one semester of her studies in the class of Barbara Gisler-Haase at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.

In 2015 Miriam won the Irish Freemasons’ Young Musician of the Year Competition and she has successfully competed in the ESB Feis Ceoil for a number of years. As a concerto soloist she has appeared with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Dublin Orchestral Players and the Esker Festival Orchestra, with several performances broadcast live on RTÉ lyric FM.

She enjoys playing everything from baroque music on period instruments to premiering works by young Irish composers and making peculiar noises in the dark with the Kirkos Ensemble. She has previously performed with the Vanbrugh Quartet, Crash Ensemble, Britten-Pears Orchestra and the Britten-Pears Baroque Ensemble and is currently a member of a wind quintet, a baroque quartet and a flute and soprano duo.

Miriam is supported by Music Network’s Music Capital Scheme, funded by the Arts Council and The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. She is also grateful for the support of the RIAM, the South Dublin County Council and the Flax Trust.