Gavin Maloney is one of Ireland's leading young artists. He has a long standing relationship with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra with whom he has worked on a great variety of concerts, recordings and education projects. He has collaborated with many distinguished musicians including Sir James Galway, Gabriela Montero, Ailish Tynan, Chloë Hanslip and Hugh Tinney. Gavin received his training at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and the Mozarteum Salzburg. At the age of 21 he successfully competed for the position of Assistant Conductor of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. He has since performed throughout the country and conducted all the leading orchestras and ensembles in Ireland. Gavin was the inaugural beneficiary of the Bryden Thomson Trust, through whose support he studied at the Danish National Opera and the Lucerne Festival Academy of Pierre Boulez.