Bernie Sherlock has received numerous international awards for her conducting and interpretation, as well as numerous first prizes with her chamber choir New Dublin Voices. She studied with Ildiko Herboly-Kocsar and Peter Erdei at the Liszt Academy in Hungary and with Gerhard Markson in Dublin. Her jury and workshop engagements have taken her around Europe and to the US, Canada and China. Following her BA in music from Trinity College Dublin she earned Masters (National University of Ireland, Maynooth) and Doctorate (Royal Irish Academy of Music/DCU) degrees in conducting. She is also the Artistic Director of the Irish Youth Choir.