Patrick Ellis (b. 1994 in London) is a composer who is presently based in Birmingham, West Midlands, who has had his music performed in the UK, The Netherlands, the US, Republic of Ireland, Malaysia, Portugal, Australia and Norway.
He has had his music performed, recorded and workshopped by many ensembles and soloists, including the Residentie Orkest, Kluster 5, Orkest de Ereprijs, The New European Ensemble, The Spaceship Ensemble, The Hodiernal Quartet, Kirkos Ensemble, Thallein Ensemble, The Fidelio Trio, Decibel, Ensemble KROCK, 315 Ensemble, The Schubert Ensemble, CHROMA, Via Nova Choir, Noszferatu, Laura Sinnerton, Fenella Humphreys, Kathryn Williams, Alfian Emir Adytia, Chris Cresswell, Xenia Pestova, Benjamin Powell and Fumiko Miyachi.
His work has been a part of festivals, series and projects including Festival Dag in Branding, De Link Tilburg, Kirkos Ensemble's Biosphere Festival, Orkest de Erepijs’ Young Composers Meeting, the London New Wind Festival, Ideas of Noise Festival, the Psappha Composing For Scheme, Spring Festival The Hague, Kammer Klang, the Coming Up for Air Project, the Frequency Series Chicago, Synzine, the Malaysian Composers Series, the Stratford-on-Avon Music Festival, Harmos Plural Festival, 15 Second Harp Project, Spread York, The Future Blend Project, The Martin Read Festival and Frontiers Festival.
Patrick’s music has been broadcasted on NPO Radio 4 (The Netherlands), Concertzender (The Netherlands), and Scratch Radio Birmingham (UK), and has appeared on a release from Huddersfield Contemporary Records.
He holds a Masters degree in composition from the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag (Royal Conservatoire of The Hague), where he had Martijn Padding and Guus Janssen as his tutors, and a Bachelors degree in composition from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, where he was taught by Andrew Hamilton, Seán Clancy, Ed Bennett, Howard Skempton and Michael Wolters.