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Paul Scully is a composer and event manager based in Dublin.He studied composition at Trinity College Dublin with Evangelia Rigaki,graduating in 2016 with a BA (Hons.) in Music. In 2021 he graduated from IADT with a PGDip in Cultural Event Management (with distinction). From 2017­–2020,he ran the Irish Composers’ Collective as an active exponent of new music and an advocate for young/emerging composers. He is the general manager of the experimental music ensemble Kirkos and runs their venue and artist space, Unit 44, in Stoneybatter.

Recent works Will we Give it a Bash?(2021), Line of Sight (2020), and Virtual Reality Therapy (2020) are concerned with the postdigital, examining the interplay between the digital andthe physical worlds. In these pieces, performers are asked to explore, adapt,and juggle with demanding physical and digital spaces that are created for the piece. Scully uses speech and language in his music, microtonality, AI, Virtual & Augmented Reality, and explores the ideas of the uncanny valley and of soundscape ecology. 

In 2021 he received the Arts Council’s Agility Award to develop a live version of his piece Virtual Reality Therapy which involves the tuning and repairing of an upright piano to create a hybrid electroacoustic microtonal instrument.
Paul Scully is a composer and event manager based in Dublin.He studied composition at Trinity College Dublin with Evangelia Rigaki,graduating in 2016 with a BA (Hons.) in Music. In 2021 he graduated from IADT with a PGDip in Cultural Event Management (with distinction). From 2017­–2020,he ran the Irish Composers’ Collective as an active exponent of new music and an advocate for young/emerging composers. He is the general manager of the experimental music ensemble Kirkos and runs their venue and artist space, Unit 44, in Stoneybatter.

Recent works Will we Give it a Bash?(2021), Line of Sight (2020), and Virtual Reality Therapy (2020) are concerned with the postdigital, examining the interplay between the digital andthe physical worlds. In these pieces, performers are asked to explore, adapt,and juggle with demanding physical and digital spaces that are created for the piece. Scully uses speech and language in his music, microtonality, AI, Virtual & Augmented Reality, and explores the ideas of the uncanny valley and of soundscape ecology. 

In 2021 he received the Arts Council’s Agility Award to develop a live version of his piece Virtual Reality Therapy which involves the tuning and repairing of an upright piano to create a hybrid electroacoustic microtonal instrument.