WHO IS MARK DUBERRY?
Biography and influences
Mark DuBerry is a composer and guitarist from Ireland. He trained as a classical guitarist and performed in and around Dublin for a number of years. He studied composition at the Royal Irish Academy of Music with James Wilson and then went on to study jazz guitar and composition in London. During this time he played in various jazz ensembles including a big band for which he also composed a number of pieces. After returning to Dublin he undertook the Guildhall School of Music jazz diploma course. He also played guitar in a Steely Dan tribute band and produced two CD’s of music for guitar and electronics. He has composed music for a number of theatre shows in Dublin, one of which was also performed in a New York festival. Mark then studied composition and orchestration with the Canadian composer Alain Mayrand for 4 years. After that he produced an EP of orchestral music. Mark’s goal is to continue to compose cross-genre music for orchestra, guitars and electronics. His main influences include modern classical, orchestral soundtrack, electroacoustic ambient, progressive rock and jazz rock music.