Born in 1993, Liam Grogan is a composer from Bristol. Having graduated in 2016 with a First-class Bachelors in Music, Liam Grogan was awarded the Raymond Warren Prize for Composition and the University of Bristol Undergraduate Prize for Composition. In the same year, his piece Miniature #4 won a competition to be performed and recorded by the founder of the Phasma-Music Ensemble and international flautist Iwona Glinka in Athens. In 2017 Liam was a finalist at the KLK New Music Shostakovich Competition, having his work #2 (for String Quartet) performed at Lviv Philharmonic in Lviv, Ukraine. In this year Liam also received the Raymond Warren Prize for Composition for a second time in record of his achievement during his post-graduate studies at the University of Bristol. In February 2018, he was awarded a Distinction for the completion of his MA in Music under the tutelage of Prof. John Pickard. Currently, he is attending the University of Manchester where is undertaking a Ph.D. with Dr. Kevin Malone. His research is on the relationship between music and society with a focus on the music’s communicative potential.


Away from music, he is one of the founding members and chief organiser of The Manchester Forum which is a political arts collective hosting events in Greater Manchester. He is also the founding member and artistic director of Precarious Theatre.

Liam offers tuition in Composition, Piano and Music Theory at competitive rates. Please contact if interested.


Raymond Warren Prize for Composition (2017)

2017 KLK New Music Shostakovich Competition Finalist (2017)

Member of the Phasma-Music Composers' Club (2016)

Raymond Warren Prize for Composition (2016)

University of Bristol Undergraduate Prize for Composition (2016)


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