Norah Walsh is a composer and musician from Co. Kildare currently based in Dublin. She received a first class B.Mus degree from the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in 2012, specialising in composition with teachers Jane O’Leary and Dave Flynn.
Her recent instrumental and vocal works have been performed by the Dublin String Quartet, the Hilltown Ensemble, sopranos Edel Shannon, Elizabeth Hilliard and Sinéad Conway, and soloists from the RTÉ National Symphony and Concert orchestras. Her choral works have been performed by the DIT Chamber Choir conducted by David Brophy and by local school and church choirs. She has also worked with Concorde, the ConTempo and Vanbrugh string quartets and the DIT Orchestra on orchestral and ensemble works. She has participated in the Irish Composition Summer School where she received master classes from Kevin O’Connell, Martin O’Leary, John McLachlan, Nichola LeFanu and Clarence Barlow.
Her compositions are predominantly acoustic drawing from a broad range of influences including classical, popular, Irish traditional and jazz. Norah also works as a pianist, musical director and teacher.