Dr Margaret Doris - BMus (Hons), MMus, PhD

Margaret Doris is a cellist with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. She is a graduate of The Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, studying with Emma Ferrand and Nicolas Jones, and Indiana University, Jacob’s School of Music, where she studied the cello with Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi and baroque cello with Stanley Ritchie. During her studies Margaret received masterclasses from Janos Starker, Ralph Kirshbaum, Gary Hoffman, Steven Doane, Aldo Parisot and Anner Bylsma (at the RNCM Cello Festival).

Margaret has extensive orchestral experience performing with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Ulster Orchestra, Irish Chamber Orchestra and Camerata Ireland. She also regularly performed solo cello with Opera Theatre Company. Margaret has given numerous solo and chamber recitals throughout Ireland.

As a teacher, Margaret has taught at NUI Maynooth and tutored the lower strings at the UCD Symphony Orchestra, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin Youth Symphony Orchestra and numerous ensembles at the City of Belfast, School of Music.

Margaret has a keen interest in music research and completed a PhD in early British cello treatise studies and its link to provincial cello playing at DIT Conservatory of Music of Drama, Dublin.