Edmund Jolliffe


Edmund Jolliffe The music of Edmund Jolliffe draws on a huge range of styles and influences. Edmund writes music for film and television and is also an award-winning concert composer. First Prizes in composition competitions include the Freudig Singers Choral Composition Competition, USA; Ithaca College Choral Composition Competition, USA; Amadeus Choir Song writing Competition, Canada; Ely Consort Advent Composing Competition; Hendrix Candlelight Carol Competition, USA; Renée B. Fisher Composer Award, USA.

Recent commissions include pieces for the Royal Academy of Music, the London Chinese Children’s Ensemble, and Oxford University Press Collections. His choral music is available from OUP, Stainer and Bell, Banks Music. ABRSM publish a clarinet piece by him for their Grade 2 2022 syllabus.

Edmund has been writing music to picture for over twenty years. Major series he has composed music for include “Who do you think you are?” (BBC1), “Homestead Rescue” (Discovery), “Sort your life out” (BBC1), “Grand Designs: The Street” (C4), “Crazy Delicious” (C4/Netflix), “Long Lost Family” (ITV1) and “Unreported World” (C4). He was nominated for an RTS Craft and Design Award for his score for the BBC film “Elizabeth at 90”.

He is a Lecturer in Composing for the Moving Image at City University and taught composition at the Royal Academy of Music and Trinity College of Music (Junior Departments) for many years.

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Works by Edmund Jolliffe

Festival performances of works by Edmund Jolliffe

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LFCCM 2023

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LFCCM 2008

Recorded performances of works by Edmund Jolliffe

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LFCCM 2021