Conor Casey

  • Conor is a 29 year old multi-instrumentalist from County Limerick.
  • Born into a musical family, began playing at the age of
  • Studied both classical and traditional music at Peter Dee Academy for 10  years, graduating at the age of 18 with an honors diploma from London College of music in Irish music performance.
  • Performed extensively for the Shannon Heritage company productions at various tourist venues all over Ireland including the world famous Banquet and Traditional Irish nights at Bunratty Castle, County Clare.  
  • Graduated from the World Academy of Irish music at the University of Limerick in 2017 with first class Honors Master’s degree in traditional Irish music performance.
  • Toured the world as guitarist with the Irish Dance showRhythm of the Danceperforming to large audiences all over mainland Europe, the UK, Russia, China, the USA and Canada.
  • Conor is also a passionate woodworker with Bachelor’s Degree in materials science. He worked as apprentice to world renowned guitarmaker Ervin Somogyi in California for two years and is currently building steel-string acoustic guitars professionally out of his workshop in County Clare. 

Other potentially useful info:

–        Two-time Permanent TSB High achiever award.

–        Former All Ireland Piano Accordion Champion in multiple age categories.

–        Two-time Peter Dee Academy of Music Student of the Year.