Chris Corcoran is a German-Irish composer, guitarist, and researcher based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

His compositions are performed around Europe and combine modern classical forms and instrumentations with jazz and popular music influences, making use of modern studio and classical music techniques. He also writes music for film and crossmedia projects and performs as lead guitarist in several Copenhagen-based bands.

Corcoran holds a PhD in Music from the University of Cambridge. His research investigates cognitive aspects of performing with swing or groove, as well as playing from music notation vs. playing by ear.