Dr Elfyn Jones
School of Society and Culture (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)
Dr Elfyn Jones is a composer, opera maker and music educator. Elfyn has taught at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, led creative music projects for Welsh National Opera, BBC National Orchestra of Wales and St David's Hall Cardiff, and was a Core Group Leader for ENO Baylis for ten years. He moved to Devon in 2004 to work as Music Development Leader for Devon Music Service and Composer/Musical Director for a number of theatres in South West England including The Brewhouse Taunton, Theatre Royal Plymouth and Exeter Northcott. He was accompanist for Gareth Malone's BBC TV series Military Wives in 2011. Currently he is an Associate Lecturer at University of Plymouth, Director of Sonopera® CIC, Composition Tutor for Junior Trinity, Associate for Devon Music Education Hub, and a freelance musician and music educator.
PhD Sound design for the opera composer: concepts and methods Goldsmiths, University of London, 2022. MMus Music Composition, Guildhall School of Music and Drama 1995.
Student attachment with London Sinfonietta 1994/5.
BMus 1st class Hons. Cardiff University 1993.
ISM, UCU, AFHEA.