- A native of Dublin, Ireland, O'Conor worked previously as director of the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
- O'Conor has toured the world and often visits Europe, the U.S., Japan, Korea and China.
- O'Conor will be in residence June 22-26 on campus to teach his third annual master piano class.
Winthrop University, "World-Renowned Pianist John O'Conor to Perform Concert on June 22" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 60.