James Albany Hoyle is a composer based in London. His music has been performed and commissioned by groups such as the London Symphony Orchestra, EXAUDI, and the Park Lane Group. He has also composed new works for the Britten Sinfonia, Psappha Ensemble, and was a participant in the London Symphony Orchestra's 2017 Panufnik Composers Scheme, subsequently gaining a commission for the LSO's 2019/20 season.
James has recently completed his doctoral research at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, investigating time and temporality through musical composition. He previously studied at the Royal Academy of Music, Purcell School of Music, King’s College London, and Dartington International Summer School, where his teachers and mentors have included Julian Anderson, Edmund Finnis, Matthew Kaner, and Colin Matthews. He currently teaches composition and musicianship at the Royal College of Music Junior Department.