Composer and Producer Neil O Connor has been involved in experimental & electro-acoustic music for the past 21 years and has performed extensively in Ireland, Europe, Australia, Asia and the US. His work was been shown/performed at MOMA, New York, IRCAM Paris, Institute of Contemporary Art, London and has held residencies at the Massachusetts Museum of Modern Art and EMS – Swedish Institute of Electro-Acoustic Music, Stockholm, Sweden. Neil has worked / collaborated with members of the Crash Ensemble, Phillip Glass Ensemble and the Glenn Branca Ensemble. His electroacoustic works have won awards and mentions at Noroit-Léonce Petitot (Arras, France), Euphonie D’Or des Concours International de Musique Electroacoustique (France), Musica Nova Electroacoustic Music Competition, (Czech Republic), Concurso Internacional de Música Eletroacústica de São Paulo and had special jury mention at Prix Ars Electronica and Euphonie D’Or des Concours International de Musique Electroacoustique, Bourges (France).
Neil studied at Trinity College (M.Litt/PhD Mus) under Donnacha Denheny and has lectured in Music, Composition and Performance Technology since 2005 at Art Institute of California (San Francisco), The Institute of Audio Research (New York City) and Trinity College (Dublin) where he received his Masters in Music Technology and PhD in Composition and is currently based at DMARC – Digital Media Arts Research Centre at the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, University of Limerick.
Neil is represented in Ireland by the CMC (Contemporary Music Center), AIC (Association of Irish Composers), ISSTA (Irish Sound, Science and Technology Association), SMC (Spatial Music Collective) and published by IMRO (Irish Musical Rights Organisation).
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