In the lead up to Classical:NEXT, Escape into Life did a feature on me and my music.

Constellations rewards repeated listening. Something new turns up each time. The music is very rich in ideas. As O’Halloran explained, “My music aims to capture the human experience, exploring complex emotions felt in specific moments in time. Getting to the heart of the piece is my main priority, and most often a directness and concise use of material is what drives the music forward.”

You can read the full interview here.

Hildegard Competition Concert Review


Had a wonderful time at the National Sawdust Hildegard Competition Concert this week! It was such a joy to get to work with Madeline Healey, Lidiya Yankovskaya and the Refugee Orchestra Project, and to hear music by an amazing group of composers: Kayla Cashetta, X. Lee, Camila Agosto, Alexis Bacon, Amy Brandon, Diana Soh, Akshaya Tucker, and Elena Rykova.

Amanda Cook wrote a great review of the concert for the National Sawdust Log Journal - you can read it here!

National Sawdust Log Interview

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Over the past few months, I've been really fortunate to get to work on a new piece with one of my favourite composers, Angélica Negrón, as part of the National Sawdust Hildegard Competition initiative. The piece is called 'Constellations' and it's going to be premiered on June 12 at National Sawdust.

Angélica interviewed me for the National Sawdust Log, and we chatted about music, inspiration, and our shared love of the Spice Girls! You can read the interview here.

Beth Morrison Projects Next Generation


Beyond excited to have advanced to the final round of Beth Morrison Projects Next Generation, for which I'll be writing a 30 minute vocal work to be premiered during their 2018-2019 season!

You can read more about the initiative here.

Kinds of Kings

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Really honoured to be a part of Kinds of Kings, a new composer collective made up of incredibly talented composers from around the world who champion each other's music and put on amazing concerts in Princeton, New York, Florida and Chicago (and hopefully Ireland one day!) 

We just had our launch concert on March 11 in Tampa, Florida presented by Terroir New Music and Bake'n'Babes, and we've lots of exciting plans in the works so stay tuned!

In the meantime, check out my fellow Kings, Susanna Hancock, Maria Kaoutzani, Finola MerivaleGemma Peacocke, and Shelley Washington for some fantastic music. 

Oh, and here's a little playlist we made: