Úna Monaghan: Harp and Electronics
Composer, harper and sound engineer Úna Monaghan presents her compositions, which fuse experimental and Irish traditional music with electronics and improvisation.
Úna Monaghan’s music has been presented on BBC and RTÉ television and radio, in theatre productions, and at international festivals and conferences, such as the International Computer Music Conference, York Festival of Ideas, and Belfast Festival at Queen’s. Úna is co-founder of Quiet Music Night, an evening dedicated to performing quiet music of all genres, especially new and experimental music.
She holds a BA in Astrophysics from Cambridge University, and a PhD on New Technologies and Experimental Practices in Contemporary Irish Traditional Music, from Queen’s University Belfast.
Úna is currently the Rosamund Harding Research Fellow in Music at Newnham College, University of Cambridge.