David comes from Galway in the west of Ireland. Since graduating from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth in 2008 with a first-class honours degree in music he has held appointments in Westminster Cathedral, St Bartholomew’s (Anglican) Church, Dublin, and St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin. From 2014 to 2017, David lived in Germany, where he completed a master’s in organ performance at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz, Cologne and worked as a church musician in the Catholic Parish of St Peter & Paul, Ratingen. Before joining the Diocese of Leeds Music Department in 2022, David was based in Dublin, where he was in regular demand as a performer and accompanist.
"David is an exceptional talent. We're delighted to welcome him to the Nidderdale Messiah family"
Jane Burniston - Chair, Nidderdale Messiah