Biography

Photo: James Cardell-Oliver

Alexander Proudlock was born in Newcastle Upon-Tyne in 1992.

 

Proudlock's music has been included in events and festivals such as BBC Radio 3's New Choral Music, in which his work 'Dirge of December' for choir was broadcast from St. Paul's Church, London, his work 'Candlelight Whispers' was premiered at 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, CHROMA, the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestraand the Manchester Camerata. Alexander is set to record a new piece 'Trailblazer' with the Budapest Symphony Orchestra, which has bee commissioned especially by the Sunday for Sammy Trust

 

 

To date, Alexander has released three albums, written music for two short films and an eclectic catalog of concert music. Alexander released his debut solo album 'Theoplicity' in 2018, with his second album ‘Trailblazer’ to be released in 2020; showcasing an eclectic mixture of music for film and concert hall. His music has also been used on the Canadian independent feature; Alex Stevens’ A Night Out (2019) and used on the British Independent film, Jason Farries’ The Voodoo Man (2020). His musical score for the film 'A Night Out' showcased performances by award-winning saxophonist Emma McPhilemy and the Jonny Ford Jazz Quartet. It went on to win numerous awards including Best Short Film at the LIAFF and also the Critics Choice Award for Alexander's work on the soundtrack. He continues to support emerging talent and is the honorary composer for the international performer competition New Stars and member of the London Film Institute. Proudlock's honors and awards include the Leverhulme Artists Award and the Sunday for Sammy Trust

 

Upcoming engagements include a commission of pieces to be performed at the Newcastle Radio Arena, a string quartet to be performed by the Manchester String Orchestra and a new TV series documentary for the BBC.  

 

 

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 Professor Christopher Austin.

 

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