Fiona Linnane is a composer, originally from Cratloe, specialising in opera and vocal music. She holds a MA in Music Technology from University of Limerick (2000).
Fiona is very active in community music and is widely sought after for commissions and to lead projects. In 2013 Fiona was appointed composer in residence for Bells Across The Burren, an Arts Council of Ireland Artist in the Community project, during which she constructed an outdoor music trail incorporating recycled materials. The project also involved a series of commissions, including Flutter Fossil Fox (published by Cailíno Music Publishers)– a set of pieces for children’s choir, inspired by the creatures of the Burren – and short opera Hag of Loughrask.
Current projects include No.2 Pery Square, a site responsive opera, in collaboration with Limerick based production company Opera Workshop (funded by the Arts Council of Ireland Opera Commissions Award 2020).
In 2020 she was recipient of the Art Council of Ireland Music Bursary Award. In 2021 she was recipient an Arts Council of Ireland Agility Award.