Martin Meegan is a dedicated music educator and enthusiastic performer, being a proficient flautist, clarinettist and saxophonist. Having studied in DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama and completed an ATCL diploma in performance through Trinity College London, he is adapt to teaching and performing all genres of music.
Martin has been working as a music educator since 2012 and joined the Defence Forces School of Music as a Bandsman in 2015.
Martin currently works with Kilternan School of Music as a woodwind tutor and conductor of Kilternan Wind Band and The Cassidy Academy of Music as a woodwind tutor.
He has worked with many other organisations as both a tutor and conductor including Ardee Concert Band and CBS Nenagh Concert Band. Martin shares his passion for music with his students helping them maximise their potential whilst developing strong fundamentals and of course having fun.
Currently posted to Band 2 Brigade in Athlone Martin welcomes the challenges and opportunities that a career as a military musician as brought. Through his work with the Defence Forces School of Music and as a freelance musician Martin has performed throughout Ireland and on some of the world’s most prestigious stages including Carnegie Hall in New York and The Royal Albert Hall in London.
In recent years Martins career has expanded to include arranging. He has arranged for various ensembles from saxophone quartet to concert band and having arrangements performed by Band 2 Brigade of the Defence Forces School of Music and Ardee Concert Band.