Simon is a composer of acoustic and electronic music in a variety of styles and genre’s ranging from rock and jazz, to electroacoustic and classical.

He completed postgraduate studies, receiving a distinction, at the Sonic Arts Research Centre(SARC), Belfast, focussing on the composition of electroacoustic music under the supervision of Dr. Eric Lyon. Prior to this he graduated from Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), receiving first class honours, where he majored in creative music technology and composition under Mark Graham and Dr. Eric Sweeney.

While at WIT he also studied Jazz guitar under Dylan Bible, and has performed in a number of jazz, rock, and electronic groups in addition to giving numerous performances as a solo guitarist and solo electronic artist.

Simon is currently working towards his PhD at the University of Calgary in Computational Media Design (CMD) under the supervision of Dr.  David Eagle and Dr. Jeff Boyd.