Irish Guitarist David Keating is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, where he studied with the acclaimed guitarist Craig Ogden, and was awarded a First Class Honours MMus Degree in classical guitar performance.
He has won many music prizes in Ireland including the John Vallery Memorial Prize in the Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year Competition, the CSM Senior Recital Competition (adjudicated by Alan Smale - Former Leader of the RTE National Symphony Orchestra), and the Feis Ceoil Cup and Gold Medal for Classical Guitar Performance.
— David Keating, BMus, MMus Classical Guitar
David performs extensively around Ireland, the UK, and Australia, both as a soloist and a chamber musician. Recent concerts include solo recitals at Salamanca Arts Centre, Australia, and Mona Musuem, Tasmania, aswell as Concerto appearances with the Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra, and Lancashire Chamber Orchestra.
Upcoming concerts in 2019 include Irish dates with Fandango Guitar Duo, and the Irish Guitar Quartet, as well as solo recitals at Salamanca Arts Centre and Mona Museum, Australia. As a chamber musician, David currently plays with the Irish Guitar Quartet, Fandango Guitar Duo, and recently toured with the Irish Tenor Finbar Wright.
David plays a 2018 Greg Smallman guitar, and gratefully acknowledges support from Music Network Ireland.Find Out More