The Gleeson Sisters have both graduated with a First Class Honours in Bachelor of Music Degree in Performance from DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama. Elaine first graduated in 2009 & Darina followed her sister’s footsteps in 2013. Both sisters have been teaching for many years, which has resulted in them gaining experience in not just an individual setting but teaching as a group setting such as ensembles. During their professional career, they have combined teaching music and caring for children with intellectual disability. They have taught music in primary schools from junior infants to sixth class. They both have experience in teaching the syllabus of the RIAM (Royal Irish Academy of Music) and the ABRSM (Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music) LCM (London College of Music) and the Junior and Leaving Certification practical music exams.
Darina is also the owner of the franchise Gymboree South Wexford in which she has been running for the past few years. Darina is well known among the children of Wexford from visiting playschools, toddler groups and holding public classes. The GSOM have also been developing a work place choir Wexlyrical with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government for a few years now which has grown from strength to strength.
Both sisters are experienced performers; they have performed in, The National Concert Hall, Áras an Uachtaráin, The 3 Arena, Vicar Street and numerous Festivals. Elaine and Darina are well-experienced speakers and performers on the radio; they have featured on broadcasts for RTÉ Radio and Radio na Gaeltachta. They have toured many parts of the world performing which includes, Britain, Europe, China, India and America.