Biography

Alexander Proudlock was born in Newcastle Upon-Tyne in 1992. 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.

His 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, the Manchester Chamber Orchestra and the Northern Film Orchestra. ​

In recent years, Alexander has also scored for Alex Stevens’ A NIGHT OUT which was premiered at the Canadian Film festival, COMMON GROUND directed by Andreas Climmets and for the podcast series THE WHITE NOISE. He has gone on to score THE VOODOO MAN directed by Jason Farries, which had it's premiere screening at the London Independent Film Festival. His collaboration continues with director Jason Farries with an upcoming feature film within the next year. His musical score for the film A NIGHT OUT went on to win numerous awards including Best Short Film at the LIAFF and also the Critics’ Choice Award for Alexander's work. A member of the London Film Institute® since 2014, Alexander was awarded a Leverhulme Artists Award in 2016, and in 2019, he was invited to join the Budapest Symphony Orchestra to write a newly commissioned work.​

In early 2020, Alexander was commissioned to write the score for a film by the entertainment extravaganza Sunday for Sammy®, an arena tour in the Uk starting at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle Upon-Tyne. Showcased and performed in front of a live audience of  12,000 on one day and filmed for a DVD release, all funds raised from the tour and DVD sales go towards grants for young artists in the North East of England. It received extremely high praise by critics, audience members alike and media attention. Showcasing on the BBC and local news reports. 


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Alexander Proudlock

Photo Credit: James Cardell-Oliver
Location 
Tyne & Wear
United Kingdom
54° 59' 42.6624" N, 1° 34' 0.1164" W
Tyne & Wear GB