Born in 1983, Ireland.
Cleare completed a four-year music degree at
University College Cork/Ireland in 2005. She graduated with high first class honors and was awarded the Mary V. Harte Memorial Prize for achieving the highest grade in her year. Recently she has continued her studies in the department and began an MPhil in composition under the supervision of John Godfrey.
Cleare works as a part-time tutor in the music department teaching theory, analysis and orchestration. She is also the studio and teaching assistant for classes in MIDI and audio processing, sound synthesis, programming, and live processing.
Selected pieces: »Dicto« for organ, double bass, two female voices, live electronics (2006), Dublin/Ireland; »Day Two« for piano, violin, violoncello (2006) performed by the Fidelio Trio, Coma Festival Doncaster/England (2006); »Fracture« for piano, clarinet, violin, violoncello (2006), performed by Bridgewood Ensemble, Cork. Cleare was recently a resident composer in »The Composer in the Classroom« scheme run by the Arts Council of Ireland and the Cork International Choral Festival.
In 2006 she received an artist bursary from Offaly Arts and Arts Council, Ireland. In 2005 she was awarded a full postgraduate scholarship from the University College Cork.