COMPOSER & SONGWRITER
John is an award winning Composer, Songwriter and Multi-Instrumentalist.
In his formative days, he studied classical guitar and piano at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in between touring with rock bands, working with artists as a songwriter and producer and scoring projects for up and coming film directors.
To date, his music has been the soundtrack to several major international commercials for clients such as Guinness, Heineken, Tourism Ireland, Jameson, Carlsberg, Vodafone, the Empire Movie Awards, The Olympic Games, the launch of Eir and many more.
His television work includes the opening title music for The Six Nations and The World Cup as well as music contributions to the Discovery Channel epic drama ‘Harley and The Davidsons’.
John has scored the feature films ‘Cherry Tree’ and ‘The Drummer and The Keeper’ for which he received a 2018 IFTA nomination. He is also founder member and songwriter with critically acclaimed band The Carnival Brothers.
After graduating from the College of Marketing and Design Dublin, Hilda quickly built a strong reputation as a production coordinator which led to her working with Ireland’s premier television and film production companies. Her list of credits include such notable television productions as the global hit series “Waterways” for Emdee Productions and “Beyond Titanic” for Twentieth Century Fox.
Following a successful career in production, Hilda joined the start up team of Ireland’s first independent television network TV3, where she worked for seven years. In 2005, Hilda started a new chapter and set up her own design Company which she successfully ran until 2012. Hilda now brings this wealth of experience to Symphonic.