Patrick Ellis



Writer and interviewer for the online contemporary music blog and magazine, Prxludes.

Open Union

Modular Synth and Electric Guitar Duo who work closely with other composers to create new devised, open and verbal notational works. Debut performance on Tuesday the 14th of June as part of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire's Coda Festival, followed by an appearance at the AMOK series at Artefact, Stirchley in January 2023.


Forming in 2013, Vallé is a project that takes influences from Ambient, Shoegaze and Dream Pop, as well as Experimental and Contemporary Western Classical Music. To date, their digital discography includes two albums, five eps and several singles. The most recent of which was their 12 track studio album, ‘Twenty Eighteen’, which involved releasing a track each month through the year during 2018.

What is a composer?

A podcast series which asks questions to fifteen composers on different topics.

What is a composer? Blog

Short blog posts that were written between October 2016 and May 2017, to document the process of conception, interviewing and recording for the What is a Composer? podcast.

In conversation with…

A Scratch Radio Series that was aired between January and June 2016, with a special episode in May 2017. Each week a different student composer at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire was interviewed. On the show their music, approach and influences on were discussed.

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