Composer Patrick Ellis (b.1994 in Hammersmith, London) is a recent graduate of the Koninklijk Conservatorium (Royal Conservatoire of The Hague), where he completed his Masters in composition with Martijn Padding and Guus Janssen as his tutors. Previously he studied at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire for his Bachelors degree, where he was taught by Andrew Hamilton, Howard Skempton, Seán Clancy, Ed Bennett and Michael Wolters.
Patrick has had his music performed, recorded and workshopped by many ensembles and soloists, including the orkest de ereprijs, Residentie Orkest, Kluster 5, the New European Ensemble, Thallein Ensemble, the Fidelio Trio, Decibel, Hodiernal Quartet, Ensemble KROCK, 315 Ensemble, Kathryn Williams, Xenia Pestova, Fumiko Miyachi, Le Page Quartet, The Schubert Ensemble, CHROMA, Via Nova Choir and Noszferatu.
His work has been part of festivals and projects including Festival Dag in Branding, orkest de ereprijs' Young Composers Meeting, the London New Wind Festival, Spring Festival The Hague, Kammer Klang, Coming Up for Air Project, Synzine, 15 Second Harp Project, the Future Blend Project, the Malaysian Composers Series, the Stratford-on-Avon Music Festival, Harmos Plural Festival, the Martin Read Festival and Frontiers Festival.
His music has been broadcasted on NPO Radio 4 and Concertzender.