Professor Gwyn Pritchard

Professorial Staff - Composition


Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
The Music Faculty
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
SE10 9JF

Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 4444


Gwyn Pritchard


Gwyn Pritchard (b.1948; GB) studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music. His compositions include orchestral, instrumental and vocal works, some with electronics. They have been performed and broadcast throughout Europe, in America, Canada, China, Korea and Hong Kong, and he has a particularly strong association with Germany, Italy and Switzerland.  His music has been represented in leading international festivals including Warsaw Autumn, Wien Modern, Huddersfield, ISCM, Weimar Frühjahrstage and numerous others.  In 1982 he founded Uroboros Ensemble which includes some of Britain‘s leading instrumentalists. In 2003 he founded the Reggello International Festival of Music, Italy, and in 2013 the London Ear festival of contemporary music. He has been invited to lecture at many academic institutions in Europe, America and Asia.  Pritchard’s music is published by Verlag Neue Musik, Berlin.


* Conferred with the title of Professor in January 2017.

Qualifications/ Educational Background

Gwyn studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music.

Teaching Experience

Gwyn has given lectures and masterclasses at many institutions across Europe and America.

Creative Outputs

Gwyn's work has been widely broadcast on radio and television, by the BBC and other networks in the UK and abroad.

He has also written, introduced and participated in programmes for the BBC, and has contributed articles and reviews to a variety of international musical publications.