Ian Callanan has been involved with liturgical music his entire life and has been composing music for over 20 years. Published by GIA Publications, he is an accomplished composer, arranger, score editor and workshop leader.

Ian holds a Bachelor of Music degree from NUI Maynooth and a Masters of Arts in Religion and Culture from Mater Dei. He has been a very popular workshop presenter over the years at the Summer School and is also the director of the “Emmanuel” programme, for the Dublin Diocese, and “Seinn” for Limerick and Killaloe Dioceses, both of which involve over 3,000 secondary (high school) students, learning new liturgical music, culminating in a celebration concert.


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