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Award-Winning Composer and Sound Designer

Emily Compton is a freelance Composer and Sound Designer with an abundance of experience writing songs, underscore and sound design for theatre. Using Ableton Live and performing with her Novation Launchpad, Emily can also guarantee an exciting experience for your audience by performing, mixing and cueing shows live.

Emily is also an advanced trumpet and keys player with experience playing live and in the studio for a range of bands and artists. Trumpet clients have included Cora Pearl (MainStage Tramlines 2019, supporting Two Door Cinema Club), Renegade Brass Band (Supporting Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show 2021), Life Aquatic Band (The Leadmill supporting The Orielles) , I Set the Sea on Fire (The Leadmill headline) Straight 8’s Big Band (studio and live video) and Teah Lewis (The Leadmill headline).

“The original compositions by Emily Compton are extraordinary… The most beautiful “act” of the show came in an a cappella quartet which – perhaps because it was so unexpected after the razzmatazz of the other performances – took my breath away.”

Acclaim from Broadway Baby for The Iconoclasts ★★★★

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“Emily is a brilliant collaborator and composer, instinctive and responsive to the making process. Great to have in a tight corner, Emily worked quickly and fulfilled a very specific brief with humour, imagination and no small degree of skill”

Anthony Lau, Associate Artistic Director of The Crucible, Sheffield. Director of ‘Solstice’

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