Cian Boylan is recognised as one of Ireland's leading pianists, arrangers, composers and producers. From lush pop string arrangements to symphonic scores, jazz combos and big band arrangements, Cian's versatility as a composer, producer, arranger, songwriter and performer has enabled him to work across many genres for a huge array of exciting projects and international artists. He owns Camden Recording Studios in Dublin with Niall Breslin (Bressie) and is founder of Growl Music alongside UK saxophonist and composer Ben Castle.

Recent Film and TV Work include Golden Bear nominated film 'Return to Montauk' for Oscar winning director Volker Schlöndorff, Oscar nominated film 'The Lobster' featuring Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, and John C. Reilly, Bafta winning series 'Ripper Street' starring Matthew MacFayden, Discovery Channel's mini-series 'Harley & The Davidsons' featuring Dougray Scott and Michiel Huisman (Symphonic), BBC/RTÉ TV series ‘Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope’ and the feature ‘The Last Right’.

Recent production, arranging and composition work include:

  • Streetlights "Homeward Bound" featuring Bono, Cathy Davey, Gary Lightbody, Little Green

    Cars, Saint Sister, The Villagers and a host of other stars which charted at #1 in the Irish Single


  • Feile Classical featuring The Irish Chamber Orchestra and Hothouse Flowers, Something

    Happens, The Four Of Us, An Emotional Fish, Frank & Walters and The Stunning which charted

    at #1 in the Irish Album charts

  • Acclaimed jazz trumpeter and BBC radio presenter Linley Hamilton's new album 'Making Other


  • Bronagh Gallagher’s album “Gather Your Greatness” featuring Brian Eno and Maria McKee.

  • String arrangements and keys on Jamie Lawson's upcoming album

  • Production and arrangements for the Irish Junior Eurovision 2015-2017

  • Woodwind & brass arrangements for Gregory Porter

  • Production and arrangements The Blizzards with The Camden Orchestra

  • String arrangements and keys on Ciaran Lavery's new album ‘Sweet Decay’

  • Production and arrangements Jeannette Byrne’s album “Women Of The One World”

  • Orchestral & brass arrangements for traditional Irish supergroup 'Project West'

  • Arrangements for the RTÉ concert orchestra featuring Cathy Davey on vocals

  • Various arrangements for RTE Concert Orchestra, Irish Chamber Orchestra, Camden Orchestra,

    The Camden Orchestra, and the Sofia National Orchestra.

  • Deborah Warner's "Mother Courage" featuring Fiona Shaw and Duke Special which debuted in

    the National Theatre London.

    As a performed he has played and/or recorded with Van Morrison, George Michael, Sinead O’Connor, Bono, Gregory Porter, Sister Sledge, Mary Coughlan, Camille O’Sullivan, Jerry Fish,, The Blades, Declan O’Rourke, Gary Lightbody, Hothouse Flowers, Paddy Casey, Something Happens, Dave Stewart, Anne Marie, The Four Of Us




Tel:  +353 87 2216788


Juliet Martin, SilverStream Music


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