Biography

Alexander Proudlock was born in Newcastle Upon-Tyne in 1992. He studied his Degree in Composition and Performance with Dr David Horne at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, before completing a Master's in Composition at the Royal Academy of Music under Christopher Austin.​

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 Barnabas Music Festival and performed by acclaimed cellist Jonathan Bloxham, and his setting of Psalm 118 Open To Me The Gates will be premiered in Manchester by the Sunday Boys Choir in Summer 2019. In addition, his music has been performed by members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Manchester Camerata. ​

His musical score for the film 'A Night Out',  in which he performed with award winning saxophonist Emma McPhilemy and the Tom Smith Quartet. The film won numerous awards including Best Short Film at the LIAFF and Alexander was awarded with the Critics Choice Award for the soundtrack. ​

In 2019 Alexander released his first electronic album 'Theoplicity', showcasing an eclectic mixture of recorded and manipulated sounds; the album was awarded high praise from fellow artists and additionally, later this year he will record a new piece titled 'Fanfare & Trailbaze' with the Budapest Symphony Orchestra, which will be released onto a new album showcasing his eclectic catalogue of chamber and orchestral works in early next year.

He also continues to support emerging talent and is honorary composer for the international performer competition New Stars and member of the London Film Institute. Proudlock's honours and awards include the Leverhulme Artists Award and the Sunday for Sammy Trust. 

Fiona Nicholl

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Alexander Proudlock

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Alexander Proudlock , Tyne & Wear
United Kingdom
Tyne & Wear GB