IAIN MASSON IS A SCOTTISH COMPOSER BASED IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND.
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. Venues of performances include the Bridgewater Hall, Royal Swedish National Opera House and Hall One, King's Place, London. Iain is a past recipient of the Dr. Kenneth Ruark Memorial Award for Citizenship and he was proudly conferred with Honorary Membership of Birmingham Conservatoire (HonBC) for services to music in 2015. While a student at RNCM, Iain was marked 95% for his Supporting Professional Studies orchestral conducting exam, one of the highest marks granted in the College, with panel feedback stating 'Outstanding communication with the orchestra, brilliant technique, excellent knowledge of the score.' Iain was taught composition by Thomas Simaku, John Mayer, Andrew Downes and Adam Gorb. He is currently a music tutor at Shades Music in Moseley.