Our Composers

Composers are able to engage with LSO Soundhub in two different ways – as one of six Members or as an Associate. To find out more about our composers, check out their profiles below.

Soundhub Members

Darren Bloom

Darren Bloom’s music has been praised for its ‘unrelenting intensity’, ‘evocative harmonies’ and ‘raw power which seems to sweep everything before it.’ His works have been performed across Europe and the USA in venues and festivals inc...

Read more
LSOSoundhub Member Picture
LSOSoundhub Member Picture
Maxim Boon

Maxim Boon (born 1983) first began composing at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester. While a student there his earliest works were performed by the Manchester Cathedral Choir, the Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra, and the RNCM New Ensemble under ...

Read more
Richard Bullen

Richard Bullen (b.1984) is a London-based composer interested in exploring spatial, multimedia interaction in new music. He is one of only a handful of composers still in their twenties to receive multiple BASCA British Composer Award nominations. Hi...

Read more
LSOSoundhub Member Picture
LSOSoundhub Member Picture
Collectives and Curiosities

Collectives and Curiosities is a cross-arts platform for experimentation, co-directed by composers Jacob Thompson-Bell and Michael Betteridge. We develop interdisciplinary projects playing on connections between sight and sound, and other media. All ...

Read more
Gregory Emfietzis

The music of Gregory Emfietzis explores the drama, psychology and ritualism of public performance. Reaching far beyond sound alone it embraces staging, lighting, dramaturgy, costume design and more. Some works, such as the miniature opera Mirror, ...

Read more
LSOSoundhub Member Picture
LSOSoundhub Member Picture
Aaron Holloway-Nahum

Music by Aaron Holloway-Nahum (b. 1983) has been described as detailed, colourful, precise, witty, fluid, and engaging. His pieces have been played across the world and recorded in Abbey Road & Maida Vale Studios. Aaron is currently writing piec...

Read more
Laurence Osborn

Laurence Osborn (b. 1989) read Music at Hertford College, Oxford, studying Composition with Martyn Harry and Martin Suckling, before graduating with First Class Honours in 2011. He went on to study for an MMus in Composition with Kenneth Hesketh at t...

Read more
LSOSoundhub Member Picture
LSOSoundhub Member Picture
Helen Papaioannou

Helen Papaioannou (b.1987) is a composer and saxophonist currently based in London. Her music is often characterised by streams of evolving repetitions which channel hyperactive, shifting rhythmic interplay. Helen's recent works focus on shaping...

Read more
Robert Szymanek

Robert Szymanek is a composer, singer, songwriter, producer and visual artist with a thirst for the eclectic. His music brings together instruments from close to home and around the world. Robert began his professional life working as an ethnomusi...

Read more
LSOSoundhub Member Picture
LSOSoundhub Member Picture
Laurence Tompkins

Laurence Tompkins is a composer and musician based in the U.K. His practice seeks to forge new possibilities in the no man's land between established contemporary composition and electronic music disciplines. His music has been performed at t...

Read more
Philip Venables

RECENT PRESS: “The music is duly playful and occasionally disturbing. The sound image of a face forming from shapeless buzzing was beautifully achieved, as was the concluding high G sustained by the soprano, capturing a nicely pared-down Liebest...

Read more
LSOSoundhub Member Picture
LSOSoundhub Member Picture
Ayanna Witter-Johnson

AYANNA WITTER-JOHNSON Ayanna graduated from Trinity College of Music in London with a First Class Degree and the Vivian Prindl Outreach Prize for the Most Innovative Professional Skills Project. At Trinity, she studied composition with Alwynne Pri...

Read more

Soundhub Associates

Ed Baxter

Born in London in 1960, in his day job Ed Baxter i...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Joel Bell

Joel is a composer, improvisation leader and elect...

Explore more
Patrick Brennan

Showing early promise as a pianist, Patrick Brenna...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Elspeth Brooke

Hello! I'm a composer writing music for co...

Explore more
Aleksandr Brusentsev

Aleksandr Brusentsev is a composer born in St. Pet...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Ewan Campbell

Ewan studied musical composition at Cambridge Univ...

Explore more
Leo Chadburn

Leo Chadburn (born in Leicester, 1978) studied com...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
David Coonan

David Coonan (b.1987) is an Irish-born composer cu...

Explore more
Tom Coult

Tom Coult, 24, is is a London-born composer whose ...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Michael Cryne

I live and work in London as a composer and music ...

Explore more
Rebecca Dale

Rebecca's interests lie principally in compos...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Max de Wardener

Max de Wardener was born in London and studied mus...

Explore more
Kit Downes

After studying at both the Purcell School of Music...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Bushra El-Turk

Bushra El-Turk's music of '...ironic...&...

Explore more
Pedro Faria Gomes

Pedro Faria Gomes (b. 1979, Lisbon) has lectured a...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Edmund Finnis

Edmund Finnis (b.1984) is a London-based composer....

Explore more
Arne Gieshoff

Arne Gieshoff (*1988, Germany) graduated from the ...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Roger Goula

Roger Goula is a multidisciplinary composer workin...

Explore more
Eloise Gynn

My music seeks the spaces between the place of pot...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Marisa Sharon Hartanto

Born in Indonesia, Marisa completed her Master deg...

Explore more
Alexander Hawkins

Alexander Hawkins is a pianist, organist, composer...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian

Cevanne is a unique, Anglo-Armenian composer, sing...

Explore more
Jordan Hunt

JORDAN HUNT is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist a...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Alice Jeffreys

Born in York, Alice is a dedicated individual with...

Explore more
Matthew Kaner

Born in 1986, Matthew Kaner is a composer living a...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Fung Lam

Endless Forms was premiered at the BBC Proms 2012 ...

Explore more
Michael Langemann

Michael Langemann is a Composer and Conductor born...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Ryan Latimer

Ryan Latimer (b.1990) is a composer currently base...

Explore more
Joanna Lee

Joanna's compositions have been shortlisted f...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Elo Masing

Elo Masing is a comPoser of some local significanc...

Explore more
Christian Mason

Christian Mason was born in London in 1984. He def...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Andrew McCormack

Pianist and composer Andrew McCormack has worked t...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Gillian Menichino

Gillian Menichino was born in Buffalo, New York in...

Explore more
Blair Mowat

Blair has composed numerous scores for film, theat...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Edward Nesbit

Born in 1986, Edward Nesbit graduated from Cambrid...

Explore more
Benjamin Oliver

Ben was born in 1981 and grew up in Chatham, Kent....

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
James Pickering

James is a London-based composer. He took up class...

Explore more
Matt Rogers

Matt Rogers is a British composer, performer and s...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Robert Rusconi

Born in Venice, Italy, Robert David Rusconi gradua...

Explore more
Daniel Saleeb

Daniel Saleeb (b. 1985) began composing seriously ...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Anjula Semmens

Anjula Semmens began composing under the guidance ...

Explore more
Jack Sheen

Jack Sheen (b.1993) is a composer and conductor fr...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Mark Simpson

Born in 1988 in Liverpool, in 2006 at the age of 1...

Explore more
Neil Thomas Smith

Neil was born and raised in Edinburgh and began pl...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
squib-box

squib-box is an artist collective and netlabel ded...

Explore more
Dan Stern

Dan Stern first came to light as a jazz saxophonis...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Katarzyna Szwed

KATARZYNA SZWED was born in Cracow (Poland), stud...

Explore more
Christopher Talbot

Born Lichfield 1962. Studied at the Universities o...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Duncan Ward

Young British Composer and Conductor Duncan Ward h...

Explore more
James Welland

James Welland received a first-class honours degre...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Mihyun Woo

Born in Seoul, Korea, Mihyun Woo is enrolled as a ...

Explore more
Jason Yarde

Composer, arranger, producer, musical director and...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
Raymond Yiu

Raymond Yiu (b. 1973) is a composer, jazz pianist,...

Explore more
Toby Young

Toby Young is a composer and singer from London. H...

Explore more
LSOSoundhub Associate Image
LSO Header