Iain Masson (born Dundee, 1981) is a composer, conductor and music educator based in the West Midlands, and director of Star Harmony Music. He delivers music activities in three Passivhaus schools.
He is a former Resident Pianist with the Swallow Hotel Group, Wigmore’s and Bar Epernay Champagne and Piano Bar.
Iain’s compositions have been played live on BBC Radio 3 ‘In-Tune’ show.
Performance venues include Brighton Corn Exchange, Hall One in King’s Place London, BBC Broadcasting House London, the Regent Hall (Oxford Street London), the Royal Swedish National Opera and the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.
In 1999, he received the Dr. Kenneth Ruark Memorial Award for Citizenship presented by Angus Council. He was the winner of the RNCM Alan Rawsthorne Composition Prize in 2005. In 2015, he was proudly conferred with Honorary Membership of Birmingham Conservatoire (HonBC) for services to music in the ten years following graduation.
Iain is a tutor at Shades Music in Moseley.
He is a graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal Northern College of Music. He was trained in composition by Thomas Simaku, John Mayer, Andrew Downes and Adam Gorb.
Iain is MU member 484218.