Paula Phelan is announced as the Music Generation Co-ordinator for Carlow.
Paula Phelan is from Kildare and is an early music enthusiast. Paula completed her undergraduate BAmus degree in NUI Maynooth and holds an MA Baroque Performance Practice from Queens University Belfast and an MA Arts Administration and Cultural Policy from University College Dublin. Paula returned to NUI Maynooth to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Education and graduated with 1st class honors in 2012.
Paula began her professional career in arts administration and then moved to the private sector where she worked at senior management level of a large multinational company. Through these experiences she brings to the role her expertise and experience in the areas, finance, management and the delivery of programmes backed with an understanding of the arts and most specifically music education. Paula has worked extensively in the primary sector on choral and instrumental projects and in secondary settings with the development of rock school formats.
Rosaleen Molloy, National Director of Music Generation said, “I am delighted to welcome Paula to the Music Generation team. With her experience and skills of working in the field of music development, Paula brings a wealth of expertise and skills to the role of Co-ordinator with Music Generation Carlow. This position is one of many employment opportunities that has been created through Music Generation and demonstrates the positive impact that the philanthropic support of U2 and The Ireland Funds is having on job creation in Ireland.”
For more information on Music Generation Carlow, contact Paula Phelan here.