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.

A Windy Christmas CD NOW AVAILABLE

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

Just a Little From the Top

A taster of Roderick Elms’ new book which will be available within the next few weeks. These memoirs have been a long time coming and were prompted by great encouragement from colleagues and friends. 

‘Just a Little From the Top’ contains a multitude of humorous anecdotes and musical mishaps collected over many years working in the music profession.

Illumina Duo

Illumina Duo (Ellie Lovegrove, trumpet and Richard Moore organ) have recently recorded Roderick Elms’ new pieces for trumpet and organ (Pipe Dream and Advent Dances). These recordings are available now on Roderick Elms’ new festive album ‘A Windy Christmas’ available now here.
For more information about Illumina Duo, click here

New Christmas CD

A new CD of Roderick Elms’ festive music featuring the Joyful Company of Singers and conductor Bramwell Tovey is now available under the title ‘A Windy Christmas’. It is available from this site at the special introductory price of £8.00. Full details here.

Wind-based instrumentation is very much the feature of this new album.

Facebook Page

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

Pipe Dream

New concert piece for trumpet and organ, recently recorded by Illumina Duo. Available NOW from usual outlets or direct from

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 now 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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