Described as “one of the freshest sounds in Irish music” by fRoots magazine, Padraig Rynne is a virtuoso musician, prolific composer and is regarded as one of the finest concertina players in Irish music today.
With an MA in Music technology and a passion for experimenting with diverse genres, Padraig is recognised for his refreshing explorations into the Irish Tradition and beyond. His previous band work includes, founder and former member of Guidewires and Atlantic Arc, Cian and Triad. Rynne has curated a number of high profile ensembles and tours including Irish Arts Council funded projects Dán, Atlantic I/O and NOTIFY with Mark Lettieri Trio.
Currently Rynne tours with his own band NOTIFY and as a trio with Tara Breen and Jim Murray. He is an in demand collaborator and is regularly seen guesting with many different outfits.
Pádraig has featured on over thirty albums and has made many high profile TV appearances. He was a featured musician on the Soundtrack to recent successful BBC movie - “After the dance”.
Pádraig works very regularly with other artists and was commissioned to write the music for the opening of TG4 XX with award winning electronic band Aeons. As a sound designer, Pádraig has lent his music and unique creative soundscapes to many albums and productions. His compositions can be heard on many albums ranging from traditional Irish to Jazz.