David Kilgallon is multi instrumentalist, composer and producer from the Isle of Man. From an early age he immersed himself in a variety of artistic backgrounds and later studied composition at York University, specialising in Electroacoustic & Orchestral techniques.
Since then he maintains a strong appetite for combining traditional, classical & electroacoustic styles to new forge collaborations & performances in the both the UK & Europe.
In recent years he has turned his attention to writing for Radio & TV, notably the atmospheric sound track for Isle of Man's Tourism Campaign which took inspiration from the untouched heritage of the Isle of Man to capture a true flavour of his homeland.
He founded groups MecLir, Chronicles, Neear Nesan & King Chiaullee and continues to work with virtuoso and fellow Manxman, Tomas Callister, in a traditional Manx Piano & Fiddle duo.
He produces and directs the annual 'Manannan's Winterfest' which takes place in the Gaiety Theatre and brings together 50 - 100 artists to create a unique collaborative experience.
He is a member of the Isle of Man Arts council.