Colin Broom is a composer based in Scotland, UK. He studied Composition at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama. He was co-founder and co-director of Invention Ensemble from 1998 until 2003. He has composed music for various ensembles and musicians including Icebreaker, Red Note, Orchestra of Opera North, Hebrides Ensemble, Red Note, Ensemble Thing, Edinburgh Quartet, Tyrolean Ensemble for Contemporary Music and South Bank Gamelan.
His music has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, Radio Scotland, BBC4, Radio Magnetic and Radio Icebreaker.
Colin is Jazz Coordinator at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and teaches both in the Composition and in the Creative & Contextual Studies departments.