Palmer was born in England of Irish parents and came to live in Ireland around 1910. In 1901 he was the youngest Bachelor of Music in Oxford college history and studied with C.
Dorothy Parke was born in County Derry in Northern Ireland in 1904 and died in Portrush, County Antrim, in 1990.
Brent Parker is a New Zealand-born composer and pianist who has lived in Ireland for more than forty years.
C. S. L. Parker was born in England and moved to Ireland in 1982. He began his composition studies with Oliver Knussen and continued at the Royal College of Music in London with John Lambert.
Sid Peacock was born in Bangor, Northern Ireland. His music practice began in his teens playing in rockabilly and garage bands.
Dublin-born Colman Pearce is a conductor, pianist and composer. He received a B.Mus.
Sam Perkin (b.1985) is a composer of new orchestral, chamber, instrumental and choral music.
Archibald James (Archie) Potter was the son of a blind Belfast piano tuner.
Gerard Power was born in Waterford, Ireland.
A versatile, enthusiastic and well-received Irish composer, improviser, educator and curator Karen Power seeks to stimulate, engage and interact with audiences.
Andrew Purcell was born in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. He studied at Waterford Institute of Technology and at NUI Maynooth where he was awarded an MA in composition in 2001.