Rylan Gleave

freelance composer / vocalist / performer


'One of the brightest lights in Scotland’s new music scene...'

David Kettle, The Scotsman

Ones to watch in 2021: Rylan Gleave, composer

'...an increasingly prominent presence in the Scottish new music scene, with his distinctively lyrical, sometimes quite challenging music.'

'He’s early in his career, certainly, but there’s no doubting the already assured voice across his music.'


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currently taking commissions for 2022
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Keith Bruce,

The Herald

Rolf Hind,

pianist and composer

John Harris

Chief Executive, Red Note Ensemble

David Kettle,

The Scotsman

'much to savour...haunting...'

'really outstanding and moving music...'

'outstanding achievements for a composer of his age...'

'[UNSUNG II; even from a loved one] was immensely powerful, and it trod a carefully balanced line between joy and despair.'