Board of Directors

(Charity Trustees)

Our board of voluntary directors / charity trustees lead and govern the company of Luminosa Music and ensure the success of the Luminosa String Orchestra.  We are committed to ensuring good corporate governance and adherence to company law and the regulations surrounding fundraising, pay and conditions. This is vital in ensuring that the orchestra's main object is realised for the ultimate growth and success of the company and to enable Galway's first professional orchestra to deliver high-quality concert experiences to its audiences. Luminosa Music is a registered charity no. 20205430.


Chair person

Marian is the Galway County Registrar, Sherriff and Probate Officer. She is also the  Returning Officer for Galway. She is a lawyer working for the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform.



Charity Trustee 

Company Secretary


Carmel has been leading the Youth Orchestras in Galway for the past 30 years.


Charity Trustee


Aidan is the Director of Music and Senior Lecturer at NUI Galway's new BA in Music. He is a renowned musicologist and is widely published. He comes to us with a passion for music education and the desire to see a full orchestra realised in Galway.


Charity Trustee



Formerly of the Irish Film Board and former Director of the Huston School of Film and Digital Media at NUI Galway.

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