Orla Flanagan is Assistant Professor of Music at Trinity College, Dublin and has conducted Mornington Singers since 2002. Orla holds an Advanced Diploma from the Kodály Institute, Hungary and a Doctorate of Music in Performance from the Royal Irish Academy of Music, the first doctorate in choral conducting to be awarded in Ireland.
Winner of the McCurtain & McSwiney Award at the Cork Choral Festival’s Fleischmann International Trophy Competition on multiple occasions, Orla was also awarded a special prize for interpretation at the 10th International Choral Competition, Maribor, Slovenia.
In addition to her work with Mornington Singers, Orla gives choral workshops, adjudicates at festivals in Ireland and internationally, and has conducted professional ensembles including Milltown Chamber Choir, EnsemBéal and the National Chamber Choir of Ireland.
Conductors past and present
- Orla Flanagan (2002-present)
- Róisín Blunnie (interim conductor, summer 2013 and summer 2016)
- Rosemary Collier (2000-2002)
- John Page (1999-2000)
- Shane O’Shea (1997-1999)