Welcome Delphine Picovici to the IAYO Board of Directors

We are delighted to welcome Delphine Picovici to the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras Board of Directors! Delphine was nominated to the board at our Annual General Meeting.

Delphine Picovici completed her B(Mus) Honours in NUI Maynooth in 1997, and a MA in Music Therapy from the University of Limerick in 2000. Following this, she worked for several years as a music therapist in Limerick and north Cork both with children with special needs in school settings and with adults availing of residential and day-care services. While living in Limerick, Delphine was a member of the University of Limerick Orchestra and was its leader between 1999 and 2008.

Delphine relocated to her native Carlow in 2008 where she now teaches in the Carlow College of Music. There she teaches violin, viola, pre-instrumental music classes, and directs The Staves Orchestra. In 2014 Delphine founded and directed the IT Carlow Chamber Orchestra. In recent years, Delphine has tutored on the IAYO National Chamber Music Workshop weekends, and the Music Generation chamber music workshop weekends as part of the annual Sligo “Tuned In!” International Chamber Music Festival.

Delphine is married to Dorel and lives outside Carlow with their four children. She is a member of the Carlow Choral Society and Wexford Sinfonia Orchestra.

You can read more about the Board of Directors here.