In addition to his current post as Principal Oboe in the RTÉ NSO, Matthew Manning has been guest Principal Oboe in the Ulster Orchestra, the Wexford Festival Opera Orchestra, the Irish Chamber Orchestra and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. He has also taught in the CIT Cork School of Music and WIT School of Music.
Matthew studied in London with Roger Lord , David Theodore, Richard Simpson, Maurice Bourgue and Han de Vries. He has had a Concerto commissioned for him by RTÉ (composer Raymond Deane), and recorded the work on the Marco Polo label. Matthew is an active chamber musician, appearing with ensembles such as the RTÉ Wind Quintet in Ireland and abroad.