Valerie Gunning is a violinist, pianist, and music teacher based in Limerick City and West clare, Ireland.
- Early Music
- Masters in Music Performance, University College Cork, Ireland
- Diploma in Violin Teaching, London College of Music, University of West London
- Diploma in Piano Teaching, London College of Music, University of West London
- Bachelor of Arts in Language and Cultural Studies, University of Limerick, Ireland
- Grade 8 Violin Performance, Piano Performance, Music Theory, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, UK
Enrolling for private lessons in Limerick City throughout the year. Please contact for further information.
- 15 years experience teaching children and adults of all ages and levels, including exam preparation – from beginner to advanced.
- Piano and Violin Teaching Diplomas, London College of Music, University of West London.
- Teaching undergraduate piano at The Department of Music, University College Cork, during my Masters in Music Performance.
- Piano Accompanist for Royal Irish Academy of Music and ABRSM exams.
- Former violin and piano tutor, and piano accompanist, at Peter Dee Academy of Music, Ardscoil Mhuire Music Academy, and The Redemptorist Centre of Music, Limerick City.
- Previously represented Ireland at a number of international teaching conferences
- Regular performances with Limerick Philharmonic Orchestra, Cork Concert Orchestra, Cork Fleischmann Symphony Orchestra, and University of Limerick Orchestra.
- May 2019 – Representing Ireland, recording with The Earth Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios, London
- January 2019 – Taki Concordia Women’s Orchestra, conductor Marin Alsop. World Economic Forum Opening Ceremony, Davos, Switzerland.
- September 2018 – Seoul International Community Orchestra, Sejong Center, Seoul, South Korea.
- March 2017 & 2018 – WOW Orchestra, Women of the World Festival, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London.
- December 2017 to January 2018 – Ten city concert tour of China with Amadeus Orchestra (UK)
- Summer 2016, 2017, 2018 – resident orchestra of Trentino Music Festival, presenting operas, musicals, and orchestral concerts in the Italian Alps with Music Academy International (New York)
- Summer 2015, 2016, 2017 – Esker Festival Orchestra in residency at NUI Galway, followed by nationwide tours.
- ISM – Incorporated Society of Musicians
- EPTA – European Piano Teachers Association
- ESTA – European String Teachers Association
- Royal Irish Academy of Music Local Centre Teachers
- ABRSM Teachers Voices Panel