Aoife, began playing the violin at a very young age and was a member of Young European Strings. She studied with Maeve Broderick in Dublin and Constantin Serban in France, where she was awarded the Prix D’Or for exceptional students. She has performed extensively as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, the RTE Concert Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Musici Ireland, Korean Chamber Orchestra, the HMT Leipzig Symphony Orchestra and many others. She is leader of the Clare Memory Orchestra and performs regularly with the contemporary group Crash Ensemble.
Aoife has won many honours in classical and traditional Irish music including 7 All Ireland Titles at the Fleadh Cheoil, Bonn Oir Sheáin Uí Riada 2010, Fiddler of Dooney 2009 and Camerata Ireland Young Musician of the Year Award 2011 and a TG4 Gradam Ceoil 2014, the for her playing on the CD, Tunes from the Goodman Manuscripts,that she recorded with her father and flautist Emer Mayock.
She has worked with many new composers in Ireland, toured with the European Union Youth Orchestra and performed alongside musicians such as Martin Hayes & Denis Cahill, Mariana Sirbu, Massimo Paris, Finghin Collins, Tatjiana Masurenku and Frank Reinecke.
Aoife Ní Bhrían
London Irish Centre
Sun 29th Oct
11am – 1pm
£10 / £6 under 18s