Mark Wilkins

Mark Wilkins is a musician, composer and songwriter from Cork City where he lives and works. He began playing bass and guitar in his mid teens and percussion a few years later. An active member of the  live music scene in his native Cork and around the country for over twenty  five years ,he has performed and recorded a wide range of musical styles with various bands, songwriters and DJs as well as writing and performing original music for theatre groups such as Gare St. Lazare Players, Macnas, Theatre Lovett and Intersections.

In recent years he has recorded and  played live with the roots band Lazik, flamenco band Jaleo Y Palmas and singer songwriters Annette Buckley and Vicky Keating._DSC1074

Since 2009 he has recorded two albums of his own songs and instrumentals with the Cork music collective ‘Autorickshaw’ as well as an album of his own original compositions. He has also composed soundtracks for a series of documentaries for the Cork Folklore Project.


In 2015 he helped set up the Cork based theatre collective ‘Intersections’ and composed and performed music for their production ‘Friars Walk’ at this years Cork Midsummers Festival.


Mark Wilkins Music

Mark has collaborated with a number of artists and theatre groups, including Theatre Lovett and Macnas, composing and performing themes, songs and airs to accompany the work.

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Samples of some recent pieces are available to listen to and share via the link below.

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