Xenia Pestova Bennett

Described as “a powerhouse of contemporary keyboard repertoire” (Tempo), pianist and composer Xenia Pestova Bennett has earned an international reputation as a leading proponent of uncompromising music. Her work spans a wide range of sound worlds, styles and genres from classical to contemporary art music, free improvisation, experimental electronica and avant-pop. Since receiving the unanimous First Prize Read More

Ronald MacNiven

Ronnie MacNiven is one of Scotland's most versatile musicians, working across a diverse range of fields and genres. After leaving school he studied trombone and composition at The Royal Academy of Music in London. Upon graduating from there he held several positions with ensembles around the world including The National Chamber Orchestra of South Africa and Read More

Amy Stewart

Composer Amy Stewart is in her third year of studying composition at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Born and raised in Aberdeenshire, and now based in Glasgow, Amy writes in a range of styles, from harmony driven emotive chamber music, to ambient electronic music. She enjoys worship leading and songwriting, and hopes to draw all Read More

Emma Lloyd

Emma is an international performer, improviser, composer, and artist. She performs as a soloist and in small ensembles, working often with live electronics, and collaborating regularly with composers. In addition to the modern set-up, she plays a baroque violin and performs both baroque and contemporary music written specifically for this instrument. As an improviser, Emma's Read More

Danielle Price

Composer, musician, film maker and creative, Siobhan Dyson is an all round creative person who enjoys the thrills of making her own films, adding her own music and performing the music with the vast amount of instruments she has taught herself. Finding passion through her time at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Siobhan decided to Read More

Anselm McDonnell

Dr. Anselm McDonnell is an Irish/Welsh composer based in Belfast who has composed over eighty pieces for orchestra, chamber groups, choirs, soloists, and electronics. His music has been performed in Estonia, Hungary, Thailand, Canada, Finland, Czech Republic, Japan, Russia, France, North America, and across the UK and Ireland. A diverse range of interests have led Read More

Ruari Patterson Achenbach

Ruari Paterson-Achenbach is a composer, artist, curator, performer and researcher from South-East London. In their work they want to provide sonic performative experiences which challenge assumptions about music and sound from a celebratory queer perspective. They want to invite discussion, exploring and amplifying voices which have been silenced and excluded in an act of sonic Read More

Paul Mac

Paul Mac is one of the leading figures in Australian electronic music. He is a composer, songwriter, musician and producer. Paul is a conservatorium graduate and a multi ARIA Award winner for his work with underground dance pioneers Itch-E & Scratch-E and for his own solo work. The list of artists with whom he’s collaborated Read More

Jane Stanley

Jane Stanley (b. 1976) is a UK-based, Australian-born composer. She specialises in composing for live performers. Jane’s music has been performed and broadcast throughout the world and featured at festivals including Tanglewood, ISCM World Music Days, Gaudeamus Music Week, Asian Composers League, Wellesley Composers Conference, and June in Buffalo. She has received commissions from Tanglewood, Read More