Achievements to Date

2004

Dave Flynn is the first Irish composer to receive a Masters in Composition from The Guildhall School of Music, London

2004

Dave Flynn is the first Irish composer to win The Composers Award at The Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

2010

Dave Flynn is awarded the first ever Composition PhD from Dublin Institute of Technology

2010

Dave Flynn’s Fiddle Concerto ‘Aontacht’ premieres in The National Concert Hall with RTE Concert Orchestra

2012

Dave Flynn founds The Irish Memory Orchestra – 1st orchestra in the Western world to always perform without sheet-music

2013

‘Clare Concerto ‘Premiered with 70 piece Irish Memeory Orchestra In Glor

2014

Irish Memory Orchestra & RTÉ Concert Orchestra sell out National Concert Hall performing Flynn’s music ​

2014

Irish Memory Orchestra plays in Moscow Catholic Cathedral to 1100 strong crowd ​at Christmas Festival

2015

Irish Memory Orchestra headline South Korean Sori International Festival, Asia’s largest folk festival

2015

IMO wins Allianz Business to Arts Award with ESB

2016

Dave Flynn’wins Eamon Ceannt Memorial Commission Competition to compose a work for 1916 centenary

2016

Irish Memory Orchestra headlines Fleadh TV in front of a large worldwide audience

2017

World Premiere of Dave Flynn’s ‘Memory Symphony’ in Christchurch Cathedral

2018

​Headline appearances at London’s Cadogan Hall and Cork Folk Festival,

2019

​World Premiere of Dave Flynn’s ‘Vision Symphony’ with blind/vision-impaired musicians in glór