Mark Keane is the founder and director of Tribal Chamber Choir. A music graduate of Trinity College Dublin and the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, he studied organ with Peter Sweeney and conducting with Ite O'Donovan. He has since completed a Masters degree in Chant and Ritual Studies at the University of Limerick. He also holds diplomas in organ performance and conducting from Trinity College London, the Royal School of Music and London College of Music.
A former organ scholar of the National Cathedral of St. Patrick in Dublin, Mark is now Head of Music at Galway Community College and Organist at the Church of Christ the King, Salthill. He has conducted many orchestras including the ConTempo Festival Orchestra (Ireland), the Charnwood Symphony Orchestra (UK) and the Czech Virtuoso Chamber Orchestra (Austria & Poland). Mark enjoys a solo organ performance career, which has seen him play in St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney; King's Chapel and St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Boston; and St. James' Cathedral, Toronto. He has received many awards for his contribution to the arts in Galway including the Mayor of Galway's Award for Arts and Culture, and the Junior Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Leadership Award.