Mark Armstrong

Level 1 Tutor

Mark Armstrong is one of Ireland’s best-known musicians with a wide-ranging career spanning over forty years. As a conductor he has immense experience on the concert platform and in the recording studio and has directed all of Ireland’s leading professional ensembles. As an arranger and composer Mark has created many works for choirs, orchestras and bands and is an award-winning published composer of choral music.

He is a regular adjudicator at Irish choral music festivals and has acted previously as a conducting tutor on the ICCSS. Mark held the position of Director of the Defence Forces School of Music for twelve years and retired in 2023 to focus on composition, mentoring and consultancy work for Irish arts organisations, and the running of his online sheet music store, Seolta Music.