Paul Ayres

Composer / Performer

Paul Ayres Paul Ayres was born in Perivale, west London, studied music at Oxford University, and now works freelance as a composer, arranger, choral conductor, musical director, organist, and accompanist. He has received over one hundred commissions, and his works have been awarded composition prizes in Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. Paul particularly enjoys “re-composing” classical works (Purcell, Bach, Handel, Fauré) and “classicizing” pop music (jazz and show tunes, The Beatles, Happy Hardcore). Paul conducts City Chorus and the London College of Music Chorus, accompanies Concordia Voices, and is associate accompanist of Crouch End Festival Chorus. He has led many music education workshops for children, and played piano for improvised comedy shows and musical theatre.

Biographical Details

Works by Paul Ayres

Festival performances of works by Paul Ayres

Festival commissionWorld premiere

LFCCM 2019

LFCCM 2018

LFCCM 2017

LFCCM 2015

LFCCM 2014

LFCCM 2012

LFCCM 2009

LFCCM 2007

LFCCM 2006

LFCCM 2005

LFCCM 2004

LFCCM 2003

LFCCM 2002

Works performed by Paul Ayres

World premiere

Festival performances by Paul Ayres

World premiere

LFCCM 2009

LFCCM 2008

LFCCM 2007

LFCCM 2006

LFCCM 2002

Recorded performances of works by Paul Ayres

LFCCM 2015