Keith Pascoe

Instruments: Conductors | Strings | Violin

Keith Pascoe (b.1959)

Keith is a musician and conductor from Liverpool, best known for his work with ensembles such as the London Philharmonic, the RTE Vanbrugh String Quartet and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Keith studied violin with Jaroslev Vanecek and piano with Eileen Reynolds. He also studied conducting with Norman Del Mar at the Royal College of Music in London. He holds first class honours degrees from both Cork Institute of Technology and University College Cork as well as an Hon. ARAM from the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Keith’s musical career began in 1981 when he became a founding member and leader of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. He went on to become sub-leader of the London Philharmonic and assistant director of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. From 2004-20146 he was conductor of the Cork Symphony Orchestra. Keith has played with the Britten Quartet and the Vanbrugh Quartet as violinist. He is also artist-in-residence for University College Cork, lecturer in Chamber Music and Violin at Dublin Institute of Technology and is currently conductor of the Cork Fleischmann Symphony Orchestra. In addition to a busy international career, Keith has produced a critically acclaimed publication about eighteenth-century composer Luigi Boccherini.

Arts Council - funding music
Crespo Foundation
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTE Lyric FM
Creative Places West Cork Islands
Irish Examiner
Maritime Hotel
IMRO - Irish Music Rights Organisation