Friday 8th - Sunday 10th 

September 2023

Artists › Phoebe White

Born in Dublin in 1997, Phoebe White has been playing violin since the age of three. In her teens, she studied with Fionnuala Hunt at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. She studied under the tutelage of Mauricio Fuks at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, earning her Bachelor of Music Performance in 2019. In 2020, she moved to Berlin, where she now studies at the Berlin University of Arts with Professor Latica Honda-Rosenberg. 

In recent years Phoebe has established herself as one of Ireland’s rising stars in classical music. In 2021 she was awarded the RDS Music Bursary, the Collins Memorial Award, and the Aileen Gore Cup at the Feis Ceoil. Previous awards include the National Concert Hall Young Musicians’ Award, the Dublin Philharmonic Award, the Maura Dowdall Award, and the Flax Trust Bursary.
As a soloist, Phoebe has performed with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, National Youth Orchestra of Ireland, and the Midlands Youth Orchestra. Phoebe is a passionate chamber musician, and has appeared at such festivals as the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, Encuentro Santander in Spain, the West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival, the Clandeboye Festival, the National Concert Hall Chamber Music Gathering, and Ortús Chamber Music Festival. Phoebe has been concertmaster of the Symphony Orchestra of the Encuentro Santander, and the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland. Since 2022, she is an academist of the Konzerthaus Orchestra Berlin.

Upcoming performances include solo engagements with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, and Esker Festival Orchestra. Phoebe currently plays a Joseph Galiagno violin on loan to her from the Berlin University of Arts.