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Dan Murphy

BAMPI Teacher


Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Faculty of Music
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
SE10 9JF

picture of Dan Murphy - BMAPI teacher, sittign at a table with several hamonicas on it


Dan is a singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Ireland. He plays guitar, piano, harmonica, didgeridoo, and dobro, and he is a songwriting lecturer on our BA MPIprogramme.  

He studied music at the University of Limerick, and later spent time studying dobro in Kolkata, India, under Grammy award-winning Hindustani slide guitarist, Debashish Bhattacharya. He has an MA in Songwriting and specialized in ethnomusicology of the Irish Travelling community for his dissertation.  

Dan is also a featured artist with Lee Oskar Harmonicas, pioneering his own style of beatbox harmonica playing which has seen him perform on television in Japan, Ireland, France, the U.K. and the U.S. 

Dan is lead singer of Irish band Hermitage Green, which he founded with his brother in 2010. Hermitage Green signed to Sony in 2015 and have been releasing music and touring internationally since. To date, they’ve released three studio albums and their music has been streamed over 40 million times on Spotify. 

The band tour extensively in Europe, North America, Australia, and the Middle East. In the Summer of 2022, they joined Paloma Faith on her UK tour before heading to Australia and the Middle East in the Autumn on their own headline tour.  

Find Dan on TikTok here.