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Dr Colin Broom

Composition Lecturer and Jazz Coordinator

Colin Broom is a composer based in Scotland. He studied Composition with Gordon McPherson at the then-Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (now RCS).

Colin has composed music for numerous ensembles and musicians including Maxwell String Quartet, Icebreaker, Orchestra of Opera North, Red Note, Tyrolean Ensemble for Contemporary Music and South Bank Gamelan.

His music has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, BBC 4, Radio Scotland, Radio Magnetic and Radio Icebreaker.

Colin is a Jazz Coordinator at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and teaches both in the Composition and in the Creative & Contextual Studies departments at the Royal Conservatoire.