Ciaran Wilde studied Classical Clarinet and Classical Saxophone under Tim Hanafin in The Conservatory Of Music Dublin.
He began gigging professionally at 15 with Gypsie Jazz group The Burglers and Punk Singer Hazel O Conor.
Over the years he has recorded and performed with various different acts ranging from The Waterboys Pogues Sharon Shannon to Jazz Musicians Dr Louis Stewart Jim Dohertry Hugh Buckley RTE Concert Orchestra RTE Symphony Orchestra Ulster Orchestra
All Ireland Jazz Orchestra RTE Big Band.
In 2006 he founded the Dublin City Jazz Orchestra which featured Ernie Watts Rick Margitza Anders Bercantz to name but a few currently teaches and performs composes and is now based in Carrick on Shannon