Patrick Doyle Joins RSNO as Composer in Residence and Mentor of RSNO’s Film Composers Lab

By 11th September 2023 Representation

Patrick Doyle Joins RSNO as Composer in Residence and Mentor of RSNO’s Film Composers Lab

Air-Edel composer Patrick Doyle has partnered with The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO), to help nurture the next generation of film composing talent and share world-class expertise with this year’s new cohort of RSNO Film Composers Lab participants.

In his first engagement as Composer in Residence for Scotland’s National Orchestra, Patrick Doyle will share exceptional insight as Lead Mentor in the RSNO’s flagship professional development scheme.

The RSNO’s Film Composers Lab is a pioneering programme for aspiring film composers, supported by a host of industry experts, offers hands-on experience composing for the screen and the opportunity to collaborate with a professional symphony orchestra. Five successful candidates will be mentored by Patrick Doyle, alongside composer film and video game composer Danai Kokogia, with the chance to have their original scoring work included in the RSNO’s 2024:25 Season.

“I am deeply honoured to be working with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra as their Composer in Residence and it is a privilege to be a Mentor for the RSNO’s Film Composers Lab. I am passionate about supporting up-and-coming musical talent and there is nothing more wonderful than hearing your own music played by a live symphony orchestra! This is a unique programme for aspiring film composers who want to learn more about this exciting craft.” – Patrick Doyle

The RSNO’s 2023:24 Season includes an exciting weekend of concerts in November featuring pieces from some of Patrick Doyle’s most famous film scores. The “Music from the Movies” celebratory concerts will be co-hosted by famous friends, Richard E Grant and Peter Capaldi, at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on 17 November and the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 18 November. Proceeds from the concerts will support a variety of RSNO learning and community programmes.