Alexander Proudlock was born in Newcastle Upon-Tyne in 1992. He studied his degree in Composition and Performance with Dr. David Horne in Manchester at the Royal Northern College of Music, before completing a master's in Composition at the Royal Academy of Music in London under the Tony Award® winning orchestrator Christopher Austin.
Alexander is a composer and orchestrator, known primarily for his work in concert, film and broadcast television. He has composed music for multiple award-winning films, including drama, musical and documentary. His concert music has been included in events and festivals such as BBC Radio 3's New Choral Music, broadcast from St. Paul's Church, London, premieres with the Northern Chords Festival and performed by acclaimed cellist Jonathan Bloxham. In addition, his music has been performed by members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Singers, the Manchester Chamber Orchestra and the Northern Film Orchestra.
Alexander has also scored for film including Alex Stevens’ A NIGHT OUT which was premiered at the Canadian Film festival, COMMON GROUND directed by Andreas Climmets and for the podcast series WHITE NOISE. Additional credits include the award-winning six-part BBC3 documentary series SHOP LIFE. He has gone on to score for the short film THE VOODOO MAN directed by Jason Farries, which had it's premiere screening at the London Independent Film Festival. His collaboration continues with director Jason Farries with the upcoming feature film HOMESICK. His musical score for the film A NIGHT OUT went on to win numerous awards including Best Short Film at the LIAFF and also the Critics’ Choice Award for Alexander's work. A member of the London Film Institute® since 2014, Alexander was awarded a Leverhulme Artists Award in 2016, and in 2019, he was invited to join the Budapest Symphony Orchestra to write a newly commissioned work.
In early 2020, Alexander was commissioned to write the score for the film ROUND HERE by the entertainment extravaganza Sunday for Sammy®, an arena tour in the Uk performed at the Newcastle Metro Radio Arena. Performed in front of a live audience of 12,000 on one day and filmed for a DVD release and subsequently has gone on to recieve mass media attention when released.
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Described as an “exciting voice in new music today” (The Choir & Organ Magazine) and "packed with incessant energy" (UK Theatre Network).