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ABOUT

Sasha Scott is a composer, producer, violinist, and orchestrator born and based in London,

currently studying composition with Mark-Anthony Turnage at the Royal College of Music, as a Kirby Laing Scholar. In 2019, she was the senior winner of ‘BBC Young Composer of the Year’ for her electro-acoustic work for strings, percussion, and electronics Humans May Not Apply. Since then, she has been commissioned and written works for the Aurora Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, London Guitar Festival / Sean Shibe,  Beijing Music Festival, BBC Radio 3 / BBC Symphony Orchestra, CrossCurrents Festival / Her Ensemble. Upcoming projects include works for the London Symphony Orchestra, Sean Shibe / Ema Nikolovska, and Slide Action. Her works have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 6, NTS Radio, and have been released on Nonclassical and Modern Recordings. Her works have also been performed in BBC Maida Vale Studios, Kings Place, Queen Elizabeth Hall/ Purcell Room (Southbank Centre), Cadogan Hall, Poly Theatre (Beijing), and the Aldeburgh Festival.

 Sasha was previously a composer on the 'Britten Pears Young Artist programme 2022-23', and was also on the 'LSO Panufnik Composers Scheme 2023-2024'. She was the assistant film composition tutor and violinist on the Sound and Music Summer School from years 2021-2023.

 

As a producer/performer, Sasha has been a support act for Robert Ames at the Purcell Room (Southbank Centre) 2021,  Ben Corrigan and Robert Ames at the Pickle Factory 2022, and MINIHI at the Waiting Room 2023.  She was a guest on Afrodeutsche's radio show 'The People's party with Afrodeutsche', where she took on 'The Unmixable' challenge on BBC Radio 6. Her debut EP Spiral was released on 24/02/23, and was broadcast on BBC Radio 6, NTS Radio, and featured in Rat Heart’s (Tom Boogizm) 2023 Guest Charts for BoomKat. Sasha also remixed Ben Corrigan and Robert Ames' track Chrome Ocean which was released on Modern Recordings.

 

As an orchestrator/arranger, Sasha co-orchestrated Loraine James’ album Building Something Beautiful For Me with Ben Corrigan for James’ performances with the London Contemporary Orchestra in London and Amsterdam. She transcribed and arranged Wendy Carlos’ Timesteps for the film Wendy, created by Frances Scott and Chu-Li Shewring. Sasha solely orchestrated the television score composed by Carly Paradis for 'The Control Room' on BBC 1, and has  worked on arrangements and provided additional orchestration and music preparation for Anna Meredith’s ‘Fibs’, and Jed Kurzel’s film score for ‘The Encounter’ on amazon prime.

 

As a violinist, Sasha regularly plays in Chineke! Orchestra and the London Contemporary Orchestra, where she has played in venues across Europe, the BBC Proms, Lucerne Festival, BBC Radio 6 Festival, and the Burberry SS23 fashion show. She has played on film and television scores such as ‘Chevalier’, and ‘Who Killed Jill Dando?’ On Netflix. 

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