Oscar is a composer and pianist in his final year studying Music at the University of York, supervised by Martin Suckling for composition. He previously studied with Christian Mason. Oscar’s music reflects his interests in visual art, poetry and theatre alongside his academic study which focuses on twentieth-century and contemporary music. His music has been performed regularly here in York in the last two years, but also in London and Cambridge, and abroad in Germany and the USA.

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Oscar Ridout

United Kingdom
53° 57' 35.874" N, 1° 5' 14.2728" W

This composer has self-identified as LGBTQ+ - part of a platform intervention celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month 2021.

Through it we want to create a safe and inclusive digital space that allows for greater representation, celebration and recognition of LGBTQ+ composers and music-creators, whilst bringing their work to a wider audience.