Amanda Feery

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Amanda Feery


Amanda Feery (b. 1984, Ireland) is an Irish composer.

She graduated from Trinity College Dublin, having completed a B.A. in music in 2006, and an M.Phil in music and media technologies in 2009. Feery completed her Ph.D. in composition at Princeton University in 2019, where she was a Mark Nelson Fellow.

Ms. Feery works with acoustic, electronic, and improvised music. Much of her inspiration comes from literature, folklore, and the natural world. Past collaborators include Crash Ensemble, Fidelio Trio, and Paul Roe. Among her recent works is Stray Sods, commissioned by Amanda Gookin's Forward Music Project, a project exploring multimedia works that encourage social change and empowerment for women.

She has participated as a composer fellow at Ostrava Days Festival (Czech Republic), Soundscape Festival (Italy), and the International Young Composers Meeting (Netherlands). She was winner of the West Cork Chamber Music Composer Award in 2009, and the Jerome Hynes Award in 2013.

Works for Winds