Ella Jarman-Pinto is a professional composer, vocalist & educator living in Cumbria

Ella Jarman-Pinto is a Cumbria-based composer, vocalist and educator. Recent commissions include a short film with Maker Projects that won a Bronze award at Cannes Lion for Cinematography in 2018. Ella was Composer in Residence with Streetwise Opera from 2016-17 and has received repeat performances and broadcasts by the BBC Singers on BBC Radio 3.

Ella Jarman-Pinto

Ella Jarman-Pinto is a Cumbria-based composer and vocalist. She studied composition with Julian Philips and Paul Newland at Guildhall School of Music & Drama, graduating in 2011 with Firsts in her principle study. Ella was Composer in Residence with Streetwise Opera from 2016-17 and an RPS Young Musician from 2013-14.

Recent commissions include: a short film with Maker Projects that won a Bronze award at Cannes Lion for Cinematography in 2018; Savage and Allan Jeffers for The Art of Change as part of their staged song cycle, The Reckoning, premiered July 2018; and Songs for my Children for Hull Urban Opera as part of Brain Jar Session #2, July 2018. 

Ella was featured in both BBC Radio 3’s International Women’s Day (2016) and BBC National Music Day (2015) celebrations with BBC Singers performances of Do Not Stand at my Grave and Weep. She received a further performance and broadcast by the BBC Singers of Heigh Ho, The Holly!, alongside Errollyn Wallen and Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian, as part of a BASCA concert celebrating works by black and minority ethnic composers in 2016.  Ella’s work has been performed at The Barbican, Queen Elizabeth Hall, The Roundhouse, the City of London Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in New York.

Ella is focusing on writing for voice, TV and film; she teaches singing and composition in Cumbria; and works alongside BlueJam Arts to encourage children and adults to follow their creative impulses and to make music, whatever their experience.

 

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