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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 Orchestra, and the Manchester Chamber Orchestra. 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.
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) which had its premiere screening at the London Independent Film Festival. 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 score. 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.
In early 2020, Alexander was commissioned to compose the music for the entertainment extravaganza the Sunday for Sammy shows, platformed at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle. The show was performed in front of a live audience of 12,000 members on one day and filmed for a DVD release. It received extremely high praise by critics, audience members alike and media attention.
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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