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The Orpheus Trio

Eilís O’Sullivan

Eilis O'Sullivan

Irish flautist Eilís O'Sullivan graduated from the Cork School of Music and, as a scholarship student continued her studies at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. She graduated with B.A. (Hons) and M.Mus with Distinction.

Eilís is much in demand as a solo, chamber and orchestral musician, having broadcast and toured extensively. Throughout her career she has been distinguished with many awards including the Silver Medal of the Worshipful Company of Musicians, London and first prize in the Governor's Recital Prize Competition at the Royal Scottish Academy.

Eilis has performed widely as a soloist with appearances varying from a performance for the Prince of Wales at Hollyrood Palace, Edinburgh to solo appearances at the main concert halls and music club venues throughout Ireland, Britain and Germany. Guest concerto engagements include performances in the United States, Scotland, and Ireland.

Recent performances include solo recitals at the National Concert Hall, Dublin,
St. Martin in the Fields, London, St. James’ Church, Mallow, Youghal Through The Ages Festival and at the Sir Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire.
Eilis is a lecturer at the CIT Cork School of Music, Ireland. She has extensive experience as an examiner and adjudicator.

Jerry Creedon


The lrish guitarist Jerry Creedon was born in Cork and has studied guitar from a young age. After graduating from University College, Cork, he studied with the famed German guitarist Siegfried Behrend in Germany; a Spanish Government Scholarship enabled him to study at the Andres Segovia Summer School in Santiago de Compostela; the Irish Arts Council grant-aided him to attend master classes given by world-famous virtuoso John Williams in Cordoba. Jerry is currently a lecturer in guitar studies at the CIT Cork School of Music. He participated at the October 2001 Guitar Foundation of America International Convention and Competition in San Diego, California.

Jerry is an experienced musician and has performed in Ireland, Germany and Spain, both as a soloist and a chamber musician. He has appeared with numerous orchestras and chamber ensembles and has his own Jazz Ensemble with which he performs at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. He has performed at the National Concert Hall, Universities, and numerous Festivals. Jerry has recorded CDs of music by Sanz, Pujol and Villa-Lobos. He also has vast experience in Music Technology and has given demonstrations on music notation software at international Apple conferences.

Hugh McCarthy


Hugh McCarthy An active performance cellist, Hugh McCarthy holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Limerick, and a Master of Arts degree in music performance (cello) and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Cork School of Music, and is involved in a very wide variety of musical activity in Ireland. Hugh enjoys solo cello performance, but ensemble playing remains his passion. He has been a member of several chamber groups and orchestras, touring the east coast of the States and many European countries with these groups.

After a foray into the mysterious world of Tango music and a sojourn as a research assistant in Italy, Hugh was employed as administrator of the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras and currently works voluntarily with several organisations, managing and organising tours, concerts and events. Hugh lectures in Music & Technology at CIT and the Cork School of Music, and continues to collaborate with artists and companies as both cellist and music technologist around Cork. He works in broad ranging areas from solo and chamber music performance, to backing cellist, to orchestral musician, from company administrator, to concert manager, from technical support and sound engineer / designer, to electronic performance artist.