Dermot Dunne, Accordion

Accordionist Dermot Dunne began his performing career after winning the Irish National Music Competition – ‘Musician of the Future’ in 1996. He studied at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Kyiv, Ukraine from 1996-2001 and now follows a busy career as a performer and as a teacher at TU Dublin Conservatoire. He performs regularly at venues and festivals in Ireland and has given chamber music recitals and concerto performances in many European countries and also in the USA, Canada, China, Singapore and Qatar. He has performed with leading European musicians including Pekka Kuusisto, Natalie Klein, Katherine Hunka and the Vogler Quartet and has recorded with groups including Crash Ensemble, Irish Chamber Orchestra, Lunfardia, cellist Adrian Mantu, Mary Coughlan and The Far Flung Trio.