Caitríona de Brún is a first-class honours graduate of the University of Limerick (BA (Mus.); MA (Performance); HDip. (Ed.)) and a multi-instrumentalist with a particular focus on Irish traditional music. She has led a number of bands and ensembles to competitive success and regularly performs on national and international stages.
A second level teacher of music and Irish and a private instrumental teacher, Caitríona teaches at Coláiste Naomh Cormac and at the Royal Irish Academy of Music on occasion. She sits on the Education Committee of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCÉ) and continues to work as an examiner for all SCT examinations.
Caitríona has extensive experience of governance and administration in the arts. She has held several regional appointments and sat on the Executive Council of CCÉ. She has served as an adjudicator of various competitions to include Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.
Caitríona looks forward to attending the Sligo Feis Ceoil for the first time.