Bio

I’m currently studying Film Scoring at UCLA Extension; my degree was a Bachelor in Music Education from the DIT Conservatory of Music, Dublin, specialising in Piano (studied with Roy Holmes) and Composition (studied with David Brophy, Eibhlis Farrell and Helen Kane).

As well as playing live around Dublin and the rest of Ireland and appearing solo and with bands across Norfolk and Lancashire in the United Kingdom, I’ve been composing and arranging music for films and projects since 2005.

In a nutshell; I organize and manage music projects from conception to completion with an emphasis on arrangement and orchestration – I’ve attended the Art of Orchestration seminar in New York with Steven Scott Smalley and been lucky enough to learn from Jeff Atmajian and Craig Stuart Garfinkle (among others) at IMRO’s excellent workshops.

I’m still learning the craft; here’s a rough recording of my first UCLA Extension assignment – conducted by the amazing Carl Johnson at AFM Local 47, Burbank.

Please check out my LinkedIn profile for the long version of the bio.

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The Team

Music is all about collaboration : ) Here are some of the gifted musicians who I have teamed up with live and in the studio.

Anne Marie and Dave recording at Marino

Anne Marie Kelly, Vocals, Piano, and Saxophone and Dave Hand, Guitars, Bass, Drums, Effects and Production

Black and white picture of violinist in studio

Kieran Harrington – Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Electric Bass

Caitriona plays parts from our film scoring portfolio recording session, Anthony adjusts the microphones to capture the perfect sound

Caitriona Ni Dhonnchu on Violin, Anthony Gibney Production and Engineering, Audioland Studios

Matt recording his cello parts for film scoring portfolio session

Matt Rafter, Cello.