BIMM Institute - The British and Irish Modern Music Institute
Ireland into a family of professional musicians, Cian’s musical journey began
from day one. With a keen ear for melody, he started composing songs at the age
of seven and had his first record release aged 15. Cian’s formal training came
in the form of a Bachelor’s Degree in Music at Ireland’s acclaimed Cork School
of Music, where he honed his craft as a composer, guitarist and producer.
enjoyed chart success with his band Toy Soldier, and has toured Europe and the
US with them. The band negotiated deals with various major labels and are
represented by London-based entertainment law firm, Lee & Thompson (Depeche
Mode, FKA Twigs, Ministry of Sound). Off-stage, Cian has worked as a staff
writer for Harvest Creative Services, where he has provided music for various
corporate advertising and marketing campaigns in the US, and he also has many
years’ experience as a music educator in his native Ireland.