Born: b. 1964
Best Known For:
combines elements of traditional Irish music such as modal melodic lines and ornamentation, fixed and shifting drones and jazz-tinged chordal clusters
founded the Irish choral group Anúna, which has released fourteen albums, almost exclusively featuring his arrangements and original works
guest-judge and vocal advisor on Finland's version of the X Factor
recorded and performed by such internationally recognised vocal ensembles as Rajaton, the National Youth Choir of Great Britain, The Dale Warland Singers, Conspirare, the BBC Singers, the Phoenix Chorale and Chanticleer
"...idiosyncratic genius for unaccompanied choral timbres"
~ Irish Times
"...McGlynn evokes a panoply of angelic voices that cascades down... These works are breathtaking."
~ The Oregonian