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Bryan began his music studies with Dr. Veronica Dunne at the Leinster Opera Studio in Dublin including performances with the National Chamber Choir and Opera Ireland at the Gaiety and National Concert Hall. He covered summer work as Butler with Bunratty Castle Banquets along with solo television performances on The Late Late Show and Theatre Nights. Bryan continued his vocal study with teachers in Los Angeles, Maastricht and at the RSAMD Glasgow.


In 1998 he became lead vocalist with Platin Opera Scala Germany. In 2000 Bryan premiered the part of ‘Daigh’ in the Irish Dance Musical  ‘To Dance on the Moon’ performing over 500 performances on 22 International tours throughout 14 countries worldwide. He continued as Production Manager on four International productions and has toured Taiwan twice with his own children’s production ‘Legend of the Knight’.


Bryan has his own Event Management Company and has managed the street aspect of The Rose of Tralee International Festival along with production management for the National Circus Festival of Ireland, entertainment manager for Punchestown Festival, Feile na mBláth @ The Park Festival, Tralee and other corporate events including the seasonal Hall events at Kerry County Museum.


He is Director of ‘Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts’ in Kerry and has been teaching hundreds of young singers in Kerry since 2002. From his private singing studio in Tralee he teaches 1:1 singing classes and exam grades and currently has four former students studying in Musical Theatre Colleges and performing in London. 

Bryan also runs the Kerry Wedding Singers as a pasttime performing his chatacters of 'LuiciPiano' the Singing Chef, 'Willy' the Wild Waiter, 'Paulo' the Pizza Delivery Guy, 'Frank' the Fire Officer and 'Queenie T' for your Civil Cermony Warm-up!!!



Professional Work - Performance


1994     CARMEN (Bizet)                        Chorus              Isolda Operatic Productions       National Concert Hall

1994     LA TRAVIATA (Verdi)                 Chorus              Opera Ireland                            Gaeity Theatre Dublin

1994     CASTLE BANQUETS                 ‘Butler’              Shannon Heritage                      Dunguaire Castle Galway

1995     CASTLE BANQUETS                 ‘Butler’              Shannon Heritage                      Dunguaire Castle Galway

1996     LA BOHEME (Puccini)               Chorus              Opera Ireland                            Gaeity Theatre Dublin

1996     L’ELISIR D’AMORE (Donizetti)   Chorus              Opera Ireland                            Gaeity Theatre Dublin

1996     CASTLE BANQUETS                 ‘Butler’              Shannon Heritage                      Knappogue Castle Clare

1997     MACBETH (Verdi)                      Chorus              Opera Ireland                            Gaeity Theatre Dublin

1997     THE GYPSY BARON (Strauss)   Chorus              Opera Ireland                           National Concert Hall

1998     PLATINSCALA                        Soloist              Platin Orchestra                    Concerts, TV & Radio Germany

2000     TO DANCE ON THE MOON     ‘Daigh’              Ceol Chiarrai Productions        22 World Tours & Residencies



Professional Work - Event Management


2006 & 2007      Event Manager - Streets            World Fleadh Festival                                  Ballybunion & Portlaoise

2007 – 2016       Event Manager - Streets            Rose of Tralee Int. Festival                                 Tralee

2013 – 2015       Entertainment Management    Punchestown Racing Festival                            Kildare

2012 – 2017       Production Manager                  The National Circus Festival of Ireland            Tralee

2015 - Present   Event Manager                            The Park Festival / Feile na mBláth                  Tralee

2016 - 2016        Event Manager                            Tralee 800 Celebrations                                     Tralee

2017 - Present    Development Manager             Rose of Tralee Int. Festival                                 Tralee

2019 - 2019        Event Controller                          Carlow Arts Festival                                            Carlow 

2022                        Event Management                    St. Patricks Day Festival                                              Tralee

2022                        Event Management                       An Turas Mór - Kerry County Council         Kerry



Professional Work - Artistic


2002 – 2006      Production Manager                           Ceol Chiarrai Productions               30 World Tours / 4 Shows

2002 & 2005      Director                                                    ‘Legend of the Knight’                   Taiwan Tour

2002 – 2008      Musical Director & Vocal Coach            Little Stage School Company       Tralee, Killarney & Listowel

2004 – 2006      Project & Interim Theatre Manager     North Kerry Arts Society               Tintean Theatre Ballybunion

2009 – Present  Director & Vocal Coach               Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts  Tralee, Killarney, Ballybunion

2010 - Present   Producer & Director                              ‘The Celtic Kings’                             Residency & Tour


School Productions - Director and Vocal Coach


2009                 YOU CAN’T STOP THE BEAT    Shannon Star Stage Schools        Tintean, Siamsa & INEC Theatres

2010                 MUSICAL MADNESS                Shannon Star Stage Schools         Tintean, Siamsa & INEC Theatres

2011                 MUSICAL MASH-UP                  Shannon Star Stage Schools        Tintean, Siamsa & INEC Theatres

2011                 CAMP ROCK THE MUSICAL      Shannon Star Entertainments                           Siamsa Tire Theatre

2012                 MUSICAL SHOWTIME               Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts        Siamsa & INEC Theatres

2012                 A CHRISTMAS CAROL                          B.C.S.P.A                                   Tintean & Siamsa Tire Theatres

2013                 MUSICAL MINIS                                    B.C.S.P.A                                                       Siamsa Tire Theatre

2013                 ANNIE Kids                                           B.C.S.P.A                                    Tintean & Siamsa Tire Theatres

2014                 NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL MUSICALSB.C.S.P.A                                                     Siamsa Tire Theatre

2014                 SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL Jr.                 B.C.S.P.A                                                    Siamsa Tire Theatre

2015                 KEEP CALM ITS A MUSICAL                   B.C.S.P.A                                                    Siamsa Tire Theatre

2015                 KRIS KRINGLE CHRISTMAS                    B.C.S.P.A                                                    Siamsa Tire Theatre

2016                 THE LITTLE MERMAID Jnr                      B.C.S.P.A                                                    Siamsa Tire Theatre

2016                 THE LION KING Kids                              Moyderwell Primary School                   Tralee

2017                 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Jnr                 B.C.S.P.A                                                    Siamsa Tire Theatre

2017                 THE GRUNCH                                          B.C.S.P.A                                                    Siamsa Tire Theatre

2018                 HAIRSPRAY Jnr                                         B.C.S.P.A                                                    Siamsa Tire Theatre

2018                 ANNIE Kids                                               Tinteán                                                             Tinteán Theatre

2018                 PETER PAN Jnr                                         B.C.S.P.A                                                    Siamsa Tire Theatre

2019                 LEGALLY BLONDE Jnr                             B.C.S.P.A                                                    Siamsa Tire Theatre

2019                 ANNIE Jr                                                   B.C.S.P.A                                                     Siamsa Tire Theatre



Adademic & Music Study


Voice: Tenor    Range: E( Below middle C) to Top C



Acting               Grade 7 Pass                 Guildhall           1995

Singing             Grade 7 Merit                 RIAM                1996

Piano                Grade 3 Honours           RIAM                1996

Singing Teaching           Diploma             ATCL                2019



1992 – 1994      Kerry School of Music               Tralee                            Audrey O’Carroll

1994 – 1997      Leinster Opera Studio               Dublin                            Dr. Veronica Dunne

1997 – 1998      Nightingale Productions           West Covina CA            Paula Swornay (Private)

1998 – 1999      Toneel Academie                       Masstricht                     Gemma Visser  (Private)                       

1999 – 2000      RSAMD                                         Glasgow                        Peter Alexander Wilson  (Private)

VOICE Teacher Training

2011 - 2013       GSA                                               London                         Ross Campbell (Private)

2018                   Estill Model - Complete 5 Day  Cardiff                           Anne-Marie Speed - The Voice Explained

2019                   Estill Model - Complete 5 Day  Manchester               Anne-Marie Speed - The Voice Explained

Ongoing           Estill Model - Online                                                                  Anne-Marie Speed - The Voice Explained  


1996                 Dame Joan Sutherland              Dublin  

1997                 John Winfield                              Studio City CA

1998                 Oren Brown                                 Juilliard NY

1999                 Shell Expro Music School          Aberdeen, Scotland

1999                 Heinz Scholz                                Robert Schumann Hochschule Dusseldorf

2011                 Ross Campbell                            Guilford School of Acting


1986                 All-Ireland Singing Competition                          ‘Scor na nOg’                   Galway          1st Place

1993                 Theatre Nights Vocal Bursary                             Rose of Tralee Festival    Tralee           1st Place

1996                 Veronica Dunne Operatic Duet Perpetual Cup     Feis Ceoil                     Dublin           1st Place

1997                 John McCormack Cup                                       Feis Maitiu                            Dublin          1st Place

1997                 Fr. Matthew Cup                                                Feis Maitiu                            Dublin          1st Place

1997                 John McCormack Cup                                       Feis Ceoil                               Dublin          2nd Place

1997                 Baritone Cup                                                     Feis Ceoil                                Dublin          2nd Place


College Productions - Leinster Opera Studio - Semi-Staged

Dates: 1994 – 1997        Venues: Irish Tour; National Concert Hall and RDS Theatres Dublin


THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO     (Mozart)                        Figaro

DON GIOVANNI                         (Mozart)                        Don Giovanni

CARMEN                                     (Bizet)                            El Dancario

SWEENEY TODD                        (Sondheim)                  Bird Seller

DIE FLEADERMAUS                   (Strauss)                       Falke

LA BOHEME                               (Puccini)                        Sergente

PETER GRIMES                          (Britten)                         Hobson

STREET SCENE                           (Weill)                            Jones  

THE MAGIC FLUTE                    (Mozart)                        Papageno

DON PASQUALE                        (Donizetti)                     Dr. Malatesta

ALCINA                                        (Haldel)                         Melisso



1976 - 1985 - Lisselton National School

1985 - 1989 - St. Michaels College Secondary School Listowel - Leaving Certificate

1989 - 1993 - Tralee Institute of Technology - Diploma - Analytical Science 1989 - 1993


NCFE Level 2 – Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events – Tribal UK
Workplace Compliance Officer - LifeLine Training
Covid Secure Events Training – BrightSpace Events UK

Professional Diploma in Event Management - UCD online from July – October 2022

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