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Achievements to Date


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


IMO wins Allianz Business to Arts Award with ESB


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


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


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


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


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

What Our Audiences Say

Another unbelievable performance. Would walk on hot coals to hear them again! BERNIE

Thank you for such a beautiful concert at the Catholic Church in Moscow! Wish you success all the time! ANDREW

their performance was so astounding! Wish you all the best of luck in spreading the joy! JUDITH

​Congrats to all concerned for that fantastic, amazing concert last night. Have been to many concerts in many places but that beat all! MARGARET 

Just wanted to say thanks for a truly unique musical experience …. So glad I got those last minute tickets! JASON

what a fantastic treat for the senses. Please please can we have another performance anywhere – MARY

I couldn’t stop smiling the whole way through, I now notice I wasn’t the only one! Privileged to have been part of the scheme, (along with my daughter Síofra last year) and made some new friends in the process too… BRIDGE

absolutely blown away by the whole concept of the IMO .. Brilliant and wonderful to hear and see such talented Irish musicians collaborating together on stage. Congrats ANNE

An absolute triumph! Next stop Carnegie Hall! MARY

Absolutely sublime and uplifting. Don’t miss them if you can. ALBERT

I have no words for how good this is! KRISTIAN

A River Dance moment for trad inspired Music. Brilliant! COLM

I was there and will never forget it. SPLORTZ

heard the London debut t’other night. very interesting music. KELAMUNI

Fíor concerto, níla leithéid aon áit eile ar domhan, b’fhêidir ar neamh! EILEEN