Nathan O’Maoilearca

Classical Guitar, Acoustic, Electric & Bass guitar

Nathan O’Maoilearca Classical Guitar, Acoustic, Electric & Bass guitar 

Nathan Ó Maoilearca is a Dublin-born musician,who began playing Classical Guitar at age seven, and studied at the Royal Irish Academy of Music under Marion Hyland and Peter Katona. After graduating with BA in Music at Trinity College Dublin in 2021, he returned to complete his MPhil in Music and Media Technology in 2023.

Nathan currently plays with the Classical guitar ensemble GuitaRIAM, performing in venues ranging from the National Gallery of Ireland to the National Concert Hall. As a solo guitarist, Nathan was placed first in the Feis Ceoil Classical Guitar U18 competition in 2016. He has also played in several master classes for renowned guitarists such as David Russell and Xuefei Yang.

Outside of the guitar world, Nathan is a keen music technologist. His current ventures have found him in world of virtual reality, developing a musical solar system for the Meta Quest 2. He is also an avid composer, creating sounds and writing music for Irish short films. The most recent film ‘The Spaceman Who Came To Tea’, has been selected for the Underground Cinema International Film Festival 2023. And in his free time, he crafts sonically strange AI-infused electroacoustic pieces.

Under the alias ‘Shnayto’, Nathan also writes and releases heartfelt ditties, peppered with Casiotone keys and dreamy vocals. He has performed with his band ‘the Bumblebees’ in quaint venues across the UK and Ireland.

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