Roderick Elms Music

Composer and pianist

Roderick Elms

Roderick Elms is a pianist and organist working both as a soloist and a principal keyboard player with orchestras in London and across the UK.
He is also an established composer and arranger, and his works are performed across the UK, North America and elsewhere.
On this site you will find details of his music, performances and recordings, some of which are available in the shop. The player below cycles through some of his performances and compositions.

Just a Little From the Top

AVAILABLE NOW – Roderick Elms’ memoirs. These have been a long time coming and were prompted by great encouragement from the writer’s colleagues and friends. 

ALED JONES writes – “A truly enjoyable account of Roderick Elms’ life in music, peppered with stories, from the hilarious to the educational! This lively account of the life and times of a valued friend includes plenty of entertaining anecdotes, plus details of musical mishaps and triumphs along the way. A great read for anyone interested in the workings of today’s classical music world.”

‘Just a Little From the Top’ is available from this site at the introductory price of £16.95, including UK mainland delivery (rrp. £19.99)

Full details here

Fantasy Variations

New concert piece for organ, based on the hymn tune Helmsley’. Available SOON from usual outlets or direct from
Listen to a demo here

Advent Dances

New concert piece for trumpet and organ, recently recorded by Illumina Duo. Available SOON from usual outlets or direct from
Listen to a demo here

A Windy Christmas

New festive CD with The Joyful Company of Singers, The Aurora Ensemble, Chaconne Brass, Illumina Duo, Richard Moore (organ), John Anderson (oboe), Joanna Smith (piano) and conductor, Bramwell Tovey.
New pieces for trumpet, wind quintet, oboe and brass quintet.
Wind-based instrumentation is very much the feature of this new album. For full details click here

Facebook Page

You can keep updated with news about Roderick Elms’ music on Facebook. Follow the link to like his Facebook page! Click here

Three ‘Baroque’ Carols

Vocal scores are now available for this set of arrangements for SATB choir and brass quintet (or keyboard/orchestra).
The carols are Past three o’clock, Wexford Carol and Deck the hall.
Samples from the recordings with The Joyful company of Singers, Chaconne Brass and conductor, Bramwell Tovey are available here.
Available NOW from usual outlets or direct from

YouTube Channel

Videos of Roderick Elms’ music are available on his YouTube channel. Please take a look and subscribe if you like it! Click here


See a selection of publications here.



See a selection of recordings here.


Main image — ‘When dreams come true’ by Leonid Afremov <>

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