Ruaidhri Mannion (b.1985) graduated from the Royal College of Music with an MMus in Advanced Composition, achieving distinction, and studying with renowned British composer, Ken Hesketh.
In 2009 his work He broke from them, and then he broke from himself was shortlisted by the London Contemporary Orchestra and won the RCM concerto competition. In 2010 he was selected as a 'Rising Star' at the RCM and as Composer in Association for The Mercury Quartet.
He is a current resident on the PRSF New Music Incubator, collaborating with other leading musicians and culminating in artistic residencies in the UK and Sweden. The Contemporary Music Centre of Ireland publish Ruaidhri's work as a composer.