David O Doherty‌ 

BMus Premier Prix de Virtuosite (Lausanne)

Staff photoDavid O’Doherty studied with Ronald Masin at DIT Conservatory of Music, Dublin and received a BMus Performance Degree in 1996. In 2000 he received a ‘Premier Prix de Virtuosite’ from the Conservatoire of Lausanne, Switzerland where he studied with Pierre Amoyal and Jean Jaquerod.

At the Geneva Conservatory David graduated from the class of Gabor Takacs-Nagy in 2005 as leader of the Byron String Quartet with whom he continued to work in the class of the Ysaye Quartet in Paris as well as in Pro-Quartet; a scheme for the development and promotion of professional ensembles. 

In 1997 David made his American debut live on the Boston Radio show "Morning pro Musica" and a year later made his soloist's debut with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland. This was followed by recitals at the National Concert Hall, the Bank Ireland Arts Centre, New World Music Festival in Venezuela and in Switzerland with Pierre Amoyal. 

David is co-founder of the Paderewski Trio in Switzerland and of the Reflecting Strings Harp Trio in Ireland with whom he has released four cds. Now a lecturer at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin, he shares his time between solo performances and giving chamber recitals throughout Europe.