David Coonan is a composer. His work is driven by a notion of creative recycling, and his all-embracing musical curiosity has led to a body of compositions mindful of many diverse influences.
David’s music has been performed by, amongst others, Belfast City organist Colm Carey, the London Symphony Orchestra, and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra – who commissioned his orchestral work Sarcasms as part of their 2015 Horizons Series. He is currently a sound and music embedded’ composer-in-residence with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
David studied composition at TCD, and the Royal Academy of Music, London, from which he graduated with Distinction and the DipRAM award for outstanding final portfolio.
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