Scottish pianist Irene Shaw is a graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music. This was followed by being awarded a Sir James Caird Scholarship for four years of study in London, both at the Royal Academy of Music, and privately with Yonty Solomon.
As the recipient of an award from the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), she gave solo recitals on the BBC and Radio Eireann and at London recital venues including Wigmore Hall.
In Perth she has worked as a chamber musician, teacher and examiner.
Irene has been the accompanist for UWACS since 2005.