John Manners, pianist, uilleann piper, bagpiper & composer, began his musical education in the Dublin College of Music (now known as the DIT Conservatory of Music), at the age of 7, where he studied piano, uilleann pipes and music theory. John went on to study music at University College Dublin and graduated in 1999. Whilst in college, John began to perform as church organist in the Holy Cross Church, Dundrum, Dublin. Since then, he has performed all over Ireland at various events, on piano, organ, uilleann pipes and bagpipes.
John has recently started composing songs. A Christmas carol, entitled “Gabriel, How Can This Be?” was released in December 2018, and amassed over 300,000 plays across social media.