Ben Barnes has been the Musical Director for Cantóirí since 2006. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a BA in Music and is now a full time musician and conductor. A chorister and countertenor soloist, he has sung with many choirs and at sacred and secular musical events in Ireland and internationally. For 25+ years, he was a member of the renowned St. Patrick’s Cathedral choir. Alongside his direction of Cantóirí, he is also Musical Director at St. Bartholomew’s in Dublin and a freelance accompanist and music teacher.