Sam Jones

Sam Jones

Music composer in Ealing, United Kingdom

About Sam

Sam is a composer and orchestrator based in London, England, currently studying Composition for the Screen at the Royal College of Music with tuition from Enrica Sciandrone. He has been involved in many projects ranging from musicals to animation, and with students from the London Film School, Goldsmiths, the Royal College of Art and Central St. Martin’s School of Art.

Having graduated from the University of Sheffield with 1st Class Honours in Music in 2010, Sam then went on to complete a Masters in Composition and Performance. During this time his Euphonium Concerto received its premier from soloist Matt Ingram and the Sheffield University Symphony Orchestra, and he also received First Prize in the 2010 Sheffield Cathedral Composers’ Competition for his anthem, God Be Merciful. Sam’s piece for string orchestra, Overture to Awaking, was also premiered by Hallam Sinfonia, conducted by Natalia Luis-Bassa.

Sam is also a skilled clarinettist, achieving a 1st Class mark in his final year undergraduate recital. He has performed as principal clarinettist with Sheffield University Symphony Orchestra, Wind Orchestra, and Jessop Sinfonia. Sam has been soloist for Stravinsky’s Ebony Concerto with the Wind Orchestra and Copland’s Clarinet Concerto with the Symphony Orchestra, for which he received tuition from Janet Hilton.

Sam also plays saxophone and piano as well as singing. His other hobbies include playing lacrosse and tennis, as well as painting and hiking.


Name: Sam Jones

Lives in: Ealing, United Kingdom

Occupation: Music Composer

Credits

  • My Seashell Memory

    My Seashell Memory (2014)
    Film (short) by Suzanna Chen - Central St. Martin's School of Art Composer

  • Back To Zero

    Back To Zero (2014)
    Film (short) by Farah Mohammed - London Film School Composer

  • Michael

    Michael (2014)
    Film (short) by Jonathan Kemp - 2Beards Productions Composer

  • Vicky - a Musical

    Vicky - a Musical (2014)
    Film (short) by Rouzie Hassanova - Hassanova Productions Co-composer

  • Memory of the War

    Memory of the War (2014)
    Documentary by Sylvia Mulder - Goldsmith's Composer

  • Art Installation

    Art Installation (2014)
    Film (short) by Alex McCarthy, Signe Emma Kristjansen, Despina Rangou - Royal College of Art Composer

  • Neffy - web series

    Neffy - web series (2014)
    Internet by Melissa Blake - Sheffield Hallam University Co-composer

  • Generation Unpaid

    Generation Unpaid (2014)
    Documentary by Sylvia Mulder - Goldsmith's Composer

  • All of a Sudden

    All of a Sudden (2013)
    Film (short) by Andy Heron - London Film School Composer

  • London Transport Museum Animation

    London Transport Museum Animation (2013)
    Film (short) by Meng Liu - Central St. Martin's School of Art Sound Designer

  • The Wedding Letter

    The Wedding Letter (2013)
    Film (short) by Suzanna Chen - Central St. Martin's School of Art Composer

  • Master Doctor Faustus - a musical play

    Master Doctor Faustus - a musical play (2013)
    Theater by Barry Matthews/Sam Jones Composer

  • Sherlock Holmes 4D

    Sherlock Holmes 4D (2012)
    Film (short) by Red Star Animations - Composer Heather Fenoughty Session Musician

  • CIE Corporate Video

    CIE Corporate Video (2012)
    Film (short) by Cambridge International Examinations - Sweet Gill Composer

  • 15 Minutes Live

    15 Minutes Live (2011)
    Theater by Slung Low Theatre Session/Pit Band Musician

  • Insomniac

    Insomniac (2011)
    Film (short) by Alex Newall Composer

  • Obsession

    Obsession (2010)
    Industrial by James Parsons Composer

Awards

  • Best Score - Unchosen Film Awards (with Paul Devlin)
    (2014)

  • First Prize - Sheffield Cathedral Composers' Competition
    (2010)

Education

  • The Royal College of Music (London, UK)
    (2013-2015)

  • Sheffield University Music Department, England
    (2007-2012)

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