Born in Cornwall, Eloise Nancie Gynn graduated from Cardiff University with a Masters in Composition with distinction, winning a scholarship for High Performance, the School’s Neville John String Prize and the A. B. Dally Prize for Composition. She studied under Anthony Powers, Judith Weir and Arlene Sierra, and elsewhere with Oliver Knussen, Colin Matthews, Magnus Lindberg, James Macmillan, Alasdair Nicholson, and Sally Beamish.
Eloise’s music has been performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, The Schubert Ensemble, Britten-Pears Composers Ensemble and at festivals such as Aldeburgh 2010 and St. Magnus International Festival 2011. This year she composed Anahata (commissioned through the LSO Discovery Panufnik Scheme and premiered at the Barbican) and is currently writing a piece for the Hebrides Ensemble for the 2013 Bath International Music Festival.