Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin is one of Ireland’s best known musicians. He is a pianist with a uniquely Irish piano style. He is Professor of Music at the University of Limerick where he founded the Irish World Music Center in 1994, which has now grown into the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. His educational influence has reached across classical music, from contemporary dance to traditional dance from Music Therapy through Music Education and Community Music-in most of these areas establishing the first programmes of their kind in Ireland, Europe, or in the world.
Ó Súilleabháin is a musician, composer, performer, writer, speaker, broadcaster and recording artist of national and international distinction.