Oliver (b.1990) is a London based composer, writing acoustic and electronic music for concerts, films and dance. Tunes and sounds have been performed by the likes of the London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Opera North Orchestra, Guildhall Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, plus-minus ensemble, the Ives ensemble, John Harle, Loré Lixenberg, Explorensemble, KSQ and Exaudi and at venues such as the Royal Festival Hall, Royal Opera House, Handel House, St Martins-in-the-fields, Leeds Lieder, LSO St. Lukes, The Place, the Barbican cinema, Wigmore Hall, Kings Place, Maison du Canada and L’Espace Maurice Fleuret. 

He was the recipient of a British Composer Award in 2016 and of the Royal Philharmonic Composition prize (2014), a participant on SAM’s ‘Next Wave’ scheme and currently a member of LSO Soundhub scheme.

In 2014-15 Oliver was a fellow at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where he has studied with Richard Baker, Paul Newland and Julian Philips and had previously attained an MMus (distinction) in composition supported by The Countess of Munster Trust and the Guildhall School Trust.

He is a fan of scientific illustrations, gardening, film, tapestry and the visceral