Iain Masson


He studied at Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal Northern College of Music. He was the winner of the 2005 Alan Rawsthorne Composition Prize. His music has been played live on BBC Radio 3 from Broadcasting House. His composition teachers were Thomas Simaku, John Mayer, Andrew Downes and Adam Gorb. Venues where Iain's music has been performed include; the Bridgewater Hall, Royal Swedish National Opera House and Hall One, King's Place, London. 

As a conductor, Iain gained a score of 95% for his Supporting Professional Studies orchestral conducting examination, one of the highest marks granted. Panel feedback stated; 'Outstanding communication with the orchestra, brilliant technique, excellent knowledge of the score.'

Iain received the Dr. Kenneth Ruark Memorial Award for Citizenship in 1999 and he was proudly conferred with Honorary Membership of Birmingham Conservatoire (HonBC) for services to music in 2015.

Iain is currently a music tutor at Shades Music and is a creative partner for Wolverhampton City Council.