Teachers


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Adam McDonnell is a guitarist from Dublin. In 2017, he graduated from the BIMM Institute with an honours BA in Commercial Modern Music. Having played and taught the guitar from a young age, Adam is well versed in a wide variety of styles, techniques, and teaching methods. He has performed and recorded with a multiple bands, and is currently playing with Dublin based band Dawn Chorus.


Adam McDonnell

Guitar Teacher, STMA


Dylan Lynch Drum Tutor
Dylan Lynch is a Dublin based drummer and a founding member of the Alternative-Rock band Little Green Cars. Dylan began playing drums from a very young age and has be taught by Graham Carey, Kevin Brady & Conor Guilfoyle. He also received a full scholarship to study at the 5-Week Summer Performance Programme at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston U.S.A, studying Jazz and was also awarded a Travel and Training bursary from the Arts Council to study. Dylan is an active drummer performing with Dublin based neo-soul artist Zaska, hip-hop/jazz trio Royal Yellow & regularly performs with Charlie Moon Organ Trio, Richie Buckley, John Moriarty and many more.

Dylan Lynch 

Drum Teacher , STMA


Luke was born into a musical family in Dublin and began studying classical piano and violin at an early age. He began to develop an interest writing his own music early on, and taught himself how to play the guitar as a teenager. After completing his grades in the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Luke’s interest in improvisation led him to DCU where he received an honours degree in Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance. During his studies there, he was offered a scholarship to attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. He is very active in the Irish music scene and has recently performed with artists such as Haiku, Jake Curran, Parallel Society and The Conor Guilfoyle Octet.

Luke Howard 

Piano Teacher, STMA


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Katie Richardson McCrea, Mezzo-soprano, is an undergraduate student at the Royal Irish Academy of Music with Lynda Lee and Dearbhla Collins.. Katie has experience as soloist in pop and alternative music, and has sang as a soloist at Metropolis, Forbidden Fruit, Electric Picnic, All together now, and most recently Another love story with upcoming ensemble Glasshouse.

Katie Richardson McCrea

Vocal Coach, STMA