Diarmuid is a classically trained piano and violin tutor with over 10 years performance and teaching experience. He has attained Grade 8 on piano and a performance diploma on the violin. He has taught both on a private capacity and also with the Dublin School of music, with a 100% pass rate for students entered for exams. Following completion of a BMus degree at the University of Manchester he moved on to an MSc in Music Therapy at Queen Margaret University which he successfully completed with distinction in 2012. He has performed with and toured Europe with various ensembles, including the Ulster Youth Orchestra and the European Vacation Chamber Orchestra.
Diarmuid appreciates the joy of playing music with others and understands the importance of having an encouraging and supportive teacher. He is conscious of adapting his pace to meet the needs of each individual pupil, whether they wish to move through grades or enjoy other repertoire aside from exams. He is flexible regarding teaching and is willing to travel to you for lessons or teach from his base in the Preston Park area.