Robert Ellis-Geiger

Conducting HK Phil - Election 2
Vocal Piano
Indian Concert

Composer | Orchestrator | Session Conductor | Performer (voice, piano, trumpet) | Music Producer

Robert composed the main title themes for Oscar award winning director Ruby Yang’s film My Voice, My Life (2014). A multiple award nominee, Hong Kong based, film composer, conductor, musician and score producer and has been twice nominated for Hong Kong Golden Bauhinia film awards for his work on the critically acclaimed directors: Johnnie To’s 以和為貴 Election 2 (2006) and Patrick Tam’s 父子 After This Our Exile (2006).

A musician and composer trained in classical, jazz and modern vocal production, Robert frequently combines culturally and technologically diverse acoustic and electronic instruments ranging from small eclectic ensembles to full orchestra. Robert is an active performer and studio musician (piano, trumpet, voice) of pop-fusion, jazz, blues, and folk through to classical. As a music producer, he has collaborated with leading international artists such as Vietnam’s premiere jazz musician Trần Mạnh Tuấn.

Current projects:

  • Composing the score for a new documentary film Writers in Paris by Law Kar.
  • Co-directing a documentary film with Dr. Louisa Wei on the life works of Cui Jian, the father of China Rock, which is to be released in 2017.
  • Developing alternative music recording and sound production methods for immersive cinematic audio formats (Dolby Atmos and Auro-3D).

Phone: (+852) 91864621

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  • PhD (Trends In Contemporary Hollywood Film Scoring: A Synthesised Approach for Hong Kong Cinema)
    University of Leeds | Supervisor: Professor David Cooper
  • Master of Music (Music for Film and Interactive Media)
    Queensland Conservatorium of Music
  • Certificate in Teaching (Higher Education)
    University of Sheffield, England
  • Post Graduate Diploma (Film & TV Music)
    Griffith University
    Studied under the late Brian May (Mad Max 1 & 2)
  • Post Graduate Diploma (Contemporary music technology)
    La Trobe University
    Studied under the late Jeff Pressing (writer for Keyboard Magazine)
  • Bachelor of Music (Sonology: science of music and sound)
    Queensland Conservatorium of Music


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