WCM International Summer Festival

4 - 11 July 2024

Dr. Cathal Breslin and Dr. Sabrina Hu, Festival Directors:

“It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the 5th Walled City Music International Summer Festival (formerly WCM International Piano Festival), based in the beautiful city of Derry, Northern Ireland. This will be a unique and exciting Festival in one of the most stunning parts of the world, this year offering an immersive and inspiring platform for young pianists and flutists!”


Faculty MembersRead More


  • Cathal Breslin (Arizona State University, U.S.)
  • Therese Fahy (Royal Irish Academy of Music, Ireland)
  • Artina McCain (University of Memphis, U.S.)
  • Xiaofeng Wu (Nanjing Normal University, China)


  • Sabrina Hu (Phoenix College, U.S.)
  • Ebonee Thomas (University of Texas, Austin, U.S.)

RegistrationRead More

  • Expected arrival on Wednesday 3 July, departure on Friday 12 July.
  • Tuition fee £1410.40 (includes tuition plus accommodation from 3-12 July). Please note: deposit of £410.40 is to be paid by bank transfer at the time of application, full amount by 30th April 2024.
  • Special tuition scholarships available for Irish pianists/flutists. Please enquire via email.

Visiting DerryRead More

Located in the stunning north-west of Ireland, the charming city of Derry~Londonderry is renowned as one of the finest walled cities in Europe, full of fascinating history and culture. Find out more about how to get here, where to stay and what to do in our Visiting Derry section!

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