Based on the world record nomination from Europe Records Institute (EURI) and Decision No. WK/USA.INDIA/766/2021/No.222, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Eímear Noone as the world’s first female conductor to perform at the Oscars on October 30th, 2021.
Eímear Noone (born in Kilconnell, County Galway) is an Irish conductor and composer, best known for her award-winning work on video game music. She has conducted the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic, Orchestre National de Bretagne, the Sydney Symphony, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, and several other national orchestras.
Originally from Kilconnell, Noone is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin who has taught conducting for UCLA Extension, Columbia College Chicago, the Society of Composers and Lyricists, and the LA Conducting Salon at the LA Ballet School. Noone co-founded the Dublin City Concert Orchestra and is co-creator of the Dublin International Game Music Festival.
Noone's composing and conducting work includes 26 film and video game titles, including notable Blizzard Entertainment titles Overwatch (2016), Hearthstone (2014), Diablo III (2012), Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010), and World of Warcraft (2004) and its expansions, as well as The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Special Orchestra CD included with The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and the Symphony of the Goddesses Tour.
Notably, in 2020, Eímear made history by becoming the first female conductor to perform at the 92nd Academy Award’s ceremony. Noone was also the first woman to conduct at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland. A documentary about the life of Eimear Noone is currently in production by Krenshaw Films.
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