James grew up on the North Coast of Ireland. The weather worn landscapes and its rich folklore captivated his early imagination. He went on to study Music at the University of York where his talents in music composition were developed establishing the craft of his art. Classically trained in the Piano and Violin, James has performed in a variety of concert halls and locations across the country including the Belfast Waterfront Hall, York Minster and Covent Garden. In his spare time he hikes and is a keen photographer.
James has composed for a variety of platforms in the past and is looking to work with directors of film and theatre. He will work with you to craft the best score for your project. He uses a variety of compositional methods in order to meet whatever the needs of your project are.
James regularly updates his portfolio with new music and you can keep up to date with current projects and developments on his blog.
If you're interested in any further information on the the pieces featured on the Website or wish to enquire about his current availability for hire, you can contact him using the link bellow. Alternatively, he can be reached using the social media links found at the top of this page.
Recent Blog Posts
"Finding music to fit a video for our client within the National Trust was a difficult task, yet James was able to provide a fantastic piece of music which tied the whole project together. I knew I could trust him to provide us with a really beautiful and professional backing to our video, despite the limited amount of time he was given to work in. He worked quickly and efficiently, his piece proving invaluable to our final product as well as our client's overall satisfaction!"
Charlotte Halse | June 2017