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Third Jury Member: Carol McGonnell

Third Jury Member: Carol McGonnell
Carol McGonnell will judge the semifinals and final
VIENNA -

Carol McGonnell from Ireland has been confirmed by the European Broadcasting Union as the third jury member to be announced this week. Ms. McGonnell will be on the judging panel for both the semifinal and the grand final.

Carol has performed in the inaugural concert of the Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall and appeared in the Lincoln Center's Great Performers Series and has also performed as a soloist in numerous orchestras around the world and ensembles including Ensemble Modern, Camerata Pacifica, the Zankel Band of Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Museum Artists in Concert.

She has been broadcast on RTE, Lyric FM, BBC, WQXR and NPR. She has performed at the
Marlboro and Mecklenburg Festivals, among others. Carol is a founding member of the Argento Chamber Ensemble. She has been involved in the commissioning of over 100 new works, ranging from solo pieces to clarinet concerti.

She is artistic director of Music for Museums, in association with the National Gallery of Ireland, and involving Museums such as the Isabella Stewart Gardner in Boston, J.P. Getty in LA and the Metropolitan Museum in NYC. Carol has been on faculty at the French American Academy at Fontainebleau and the Music Advancement Program at the Juilliard School of Music.

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