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Tom Doyle joined the Creative Lives board in November 2020.

Tom is a freelance musical director and lecturer, based in Cork. A graduate of both UCC and MTU Cork School of Music, he is highly sought after as a musical director and pianist in Cork City and its environs.

As a choral enthusiast, Tom has had the pleasure of working with the UCC Choral Society, Blackpool Parish Choir, Mayfield Gospel Choir, the Fleischmann Choir, Cork ETB Youth Choir, the workplace choirs at Musgraves and Cork County Council, Munster Rugby Supporters Club Choir, Cantate, the choir at Presentation Secondary School Ballyphehane, the Willcolane Singers, and the Cork Garda Male Voice Choir.

An accomplished pianist and répétiteur, Tom has worked with many renowned Irish singers, as well as ensembles such as Irish Youth Opera and Cork Operatic Society. In 2015, Tom was invited as guest conductor for the Cork Concert Orchestra’s Mozart to Morricone concert series; and in early-2022, he was appointed conductor of the University of Limerick Orchestra. Tom lectures in conducting at MTU Cork School of Music where he also directs the musical theatre choir Union.