Steve Elcock

English composer Steve Elcock was born in Chesterfield in 1957. He obtained an A-level in music and studied violin to grade 7, but is is self-taught as a composer. He moved to France in 1981, where he has lived since then.

After writing music for many years, his output was discovered in 2013 by music critic and record label owner Martin Anderson, and Elcock's music began to be performed and recorded by groups such as the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, the English Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the Siberian Symphony Orchestra and the Tippett Quartet.

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A selection of articles about Steve Elcock

Spotlight. Originality and Freshness - Geoff Pearce is impressed by Steve Elcock's Violin Concerto and Eighth Symphony. '... well-balanced and quite beautiful ...'