Ben Barnes appointed as Director of Music

Saint Bartholomew’s is delighted to announced that Ben Barnes has been appointed as our new Director of Music.

Born in Scotland, Ben Barnes moved to Dublin at the age of 5, joining St Patrick’s Cathedral choir shortly after and at the age of 18 graduating to an alto lay vicarship which he has retained until now. Since completing a BA degree in music at TCD he has pursued a career as a freelance musician, which includes directing Cantóirí Choir, accompanying and teaching. He is an accomplished conductor and instrumentalist, and has performed with many ensembles on their international tours.

Ben will take up his new position shortly.