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Liam Taylor-West

Liam is a Composer and Creator of Immersive Artworks.


Liam Taylor-West

Liam is a Composer and Creator of Immersive Artworks.

He was the recipient of the 2018 Ivors Composer Award in the Community or Educational Project category for The Umbrella, and has had his music performed by ensembles such as the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, National Open Youth Orchestra and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Liam’s two-volume composition Backdrops is used to underscore the BBC Radio 3 show Night Tacks, presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Hannah Peel, and he is currently Artist-in-Residence with the University of Bristol School of Mathematics, collaborating with researchers on a large-scale exhibition of his work.

Liam is working towards a Doctoral Degree in Composition at the Royal College of Music in London, supported by an RCM Studentship, and during his time there has studied with William Mival, Mark-Anthony Turnage and Nico Muhly amongst others. He is an advocate of the use of creative technology in composition and performance, and is a Resident at Watershed’s Pervasive Media Studio, in Bristol.

Alongside his composing, Liam works as Copyist for composers including Eleanor Alberga, Anna Meredith, and Richard Causton; Assistant Producer for BBC Radio 3 on shows such as In Tune and Record Review; Graduate Teaching Assistant at the Royal College of Music on undergraduate history courses; and is one of nine composers involved in 'Listen Imagine Compose Primary' a research project based across Birmingham and Bristol.


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