James Mackin

Drum Tutor

James touring experience includes European Dates at the O2 Arenas, Zurich Hallenstadion, Stuttgart Porsche Arena and Berlin Tempodrom.

U.S. Dates include: Lincoln Centre NYC, BAM NYC, and Washington National Gallery of Art and all major Irish festivals and venues.

His recent composition works for Film, TV and advertising include commissions for The Wild Atlantic Way, The National Library, Japan Bigo Media and the Galway Film Festival.

James’s current lecturing schedule includes Music Theory, Drum Set, and Research Methods. James is currently a PhD candidate at Conservatory of Music, DIT and holds a MA in Jazz Performance from DIT with 1st class honours His undergraduate is from the Collective School of Music, New York City also with 1st class honours.

James holds endorsments from T cymbalsCandc Drums Europe and Candc Custom drums.