Aoife Nic Athlaoich
Dublin born Aoife Nic Athlaoich enjoys a versatile musical career, equally at home playing on period instruments as performing newly commissioned works. She has collaborated with Jazz musicians and contemporary dance groups, as well as playing under the baton as such eminent conductors as Sir John Elliot Gardiner, Sir Colin Davis and Bernard Haitink as an orchestral musician.
Aoife has performed with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, la Serenissima, the Avison Ensemble, Irish baroque orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Classical Opera Company, London Mozart Players and is also a member of the Irish Chamber Orchestra and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique.
Aoife has won prizes for solo and contemporary music performance at Feis Ceoil, Dublin, as well as being awarded a Belfast Classical Music Bursary in 2007 and was awarded scholarships for her studies at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and at the Royal College of Music, London.