Jorge Ramos

Jorge Ramos (b. 1995) is a Portuguese multiple award-winning composer, electronics performer, and researcher based in London. He has written solo, chamber, symphony, mixed, electroacoustic, live-electronics, film, stage, and advertisement music for festivals, orchestras, ensembles, and soloists across Asia, North America, Central America, South America, and Europe such as the Calouste Gulbenkian Orchestra, Casa da Animação, Cat’s Cradle Collective, Frederic Cardoso, Orquestra Clássica do Centro, Banda Sinfónica Portuguesa, Ricardo Pires, Sónia Oliveira, and The Hermes Experiment.

Commissioners and partners for Ramos’ work extend beyond the concert hall to major international soloists and bodies such as Arte no Tempo, Braga Media Arts, Braga ’27, Casa da Animação, Cat’s Cradle Collective, Frederic Cardoso, RE:FLUX ‘16 Festival, gnration, Ricardo Pires, RTP/Antena 2, Sónia Oliveira, UNDERSCORE Film Festival, and UNESCO, as well as through prominent fellowships and awards from the Academia de Flauta de Verão, Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa, Festival Internacional de Órgão de Braga, Fernando Otero, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, iMelody Music Club, Leões de Portugal, Miso Music Portugal, Orquestra Clássica do Centro, Banda Sinfónica Portuguesa, Royal College of Music, Royal Music Association, RTP/Antena 2, Sociedade Portuguesa de Autores, Tomaribando, The ACTOR Project, The National Flute Association, and Youth Foundation.

Between 2017-19 he was an ENOA Composer in Residency with the Calouste Gulbenkian Orchestra and Conductor Nuno Coelho and a Young Composer in Residency at both Estúdios Victor Córdon and Compota 2019 by Sentidos Ilimitados.

A DMus researcher at the Royal College of Music London, he is funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, and the Royal College of Music London, where he also holds a position as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and a Digital Learning Ambassador. Also, he is the Student Representative of the Executive Committee at The ACTOR Project — Analysis, Creation, and Teaching of Orchestration.

Selected compositions

BLUR 2.0 (2022), multimedia immersive installation

Keep up! (2022), for live-score and live-electronics (c. 8 mins)

Suivi (2021-22), for bass clarinet and fixed electronics (c. 10 mins)

Prelude (2021-22), for stereo fixed media (c. 10 mins)

Paysage (2021), for stereo fixed media (c. 5 mins)

Point of Departure (2020), for symphony orchestra (c. 7 mins)

Impasto (2020), for wind orchestra (c. 11 mins) 

Moving Sources (2019), for chamber orchestra (c. 8 mins) 

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Faculties / departments: Research


Research areas


Technology and Engineering


Research supervisors

Alison Kay


Latest Publications


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Jorge Ramos

Doctoral Student

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