Senior Lecturer, Course Coordinator Music & Technology
Hugh McCarthy is currently Senior Lecturer (teaching) at the CIT Cork School of Music where he primarily lectures in music technology. Ensemble playing remains his passion. He has travelled the east coast of the States and most European countries as performer, teacher, and composer. Before working in CIT Hugh enjoyed a foray into the mysterious world of Tango music, a sojourn as a researcher in Italy, and was employed as administrator of the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras. He continues to volunteer with arts organisations including as a director of the Cork Orchestral Society. Hugh holds a Master of Science degree in music technology, Master of Arts degree in music performance (cello), a Bachelor of Music degree and is a recipient of the RTÉ Millenium Musician of the Future prize.