Kieran is a composer who delights in experimenting with sound, blending the acoustic and electronic worlds to create nuanced vivid sonic landscapes. Music has always been an integral part of his life. Growing up in Ireland, he was steeped in Irish traditional music from an early age, while also studying classical piano and violin, and spent much of his childhood performing.
Awarded a scholarship to study at University College Cork by composer Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, he went on to work with some of the biggest names in Irish music. First coming to prominence with the legendary Shane MacGowan, and the family band The Corrs, he became a long term collaborator of Sinéad O'Connor and a host of international stars such as the Eurythmics Dave Stewart, the Fugees Wyclef Jean and Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks.
Composing and orchestrating music in the world of film, he has contributed to blockbusters such as Guardians of the Galaxy, Deadpool and Fast & Furious, and music for hundreds of TV episodes. Recent projects include the anthology feature Immortal starring Dylan Baker and Tony Todd, the romantic comedy Finding You starring Vanessa Redgrave and Katherine McNamara, the upcoming comedy Food Fight starring Billy Zane and Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and The Winter Child starring Shirley Henderson.
With an eclectic background, exploring innumerable genres, forms and sounds, Kieran’s music takes the listener on an evocative cinematic journey.