Cormac McCarthy

Instruments: Piano

Cormac McCarthy is a pianist, composer, arranger and conductor from Cork. Noted for a diverse stylistic palette, and at home in a variety of genres, in 2010 Cormac received the prestigious Bill Whelan International Music Bursary, an award earmarked for young Irish composers studying abroad.  His compositions and arrangements have been performed and recorded by artists including Mick Flannery, Andrea Corr  and Jack O’Rourke. In 2015, Cormac released Cottage Evolution, to widespread critical acclaim. He is a member of Martin Hayes’ The Common Ground Ensemble and lectures at the MTU Cork School of Music. He is director of the Cork School of Music Jazz Big Band.

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