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Painting: Glen Hansard

Glen Hansard talks about music and songwriting

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

at Glucksman Ireland House NYU

Grammy-nominated and Oscar-winning singer, songwriter, and actor Glen Hansard comes to Glucksman Ireland House NYU to talk about music and songwriting.

Hansard is songwriter, vocalist and guitarist for The Frames, and one half of folk rock duo The Swell Season. He appeared in the BAFTA winning film The Commitments, as well as starring in the film Once. His song "Falling Slowly", from Once, co-written with his co-star Markéta Irglová, won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2007. Once: The Musical won the Tony for Best New Musical in 2012.

Introduction by Connor Creaney, NYU Dublin Program Advisor

Due to the overwhelming interest in this event, tickets will unfortunately not be made available to the general public. Current GIH Members and students have been instructed to email to enter a lottery for a limited number of tickets.

Students must email with the subject heading "Student Tickets for Glen Hansard Event" by 5pm, April 11th.

Members must email with the subject heading "Member Tickets to Glen Hansard Event" by 8pm, Saturday, April 13th.

Winners will be contacted by Glucksman Ireland House staff.

All events are supported by members of Glucksman Ireland House. Become a member.