Pia Rose Scattergood (b. 1999) is a composer-performer based in London. Pia is a postgraduate composition student and scholar of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she studies with Amber Priestley. Pia previously graduated with a BA (Hons) in Music from the University of Cambridge in the summer of 2020. Her musical output focuses on improvisation, repetition, recycling of sonic material, text, memory, play and collaboration.
Pia has written music for members of the Britten Sinfonia, EXAUDI vocal ensemble, Ligeti Quartet and Plus-Minus Ensemble, and recently won a coveted seat at the orkest de ereprijs' Young Composers Meeting, which is due to take place in the Netherlands in February 2022. Pia has also performed live on BBC Radio 3 and in the London Jazz Festival for the last two years consecutively, and has worked for renowned companies such as Opera Holland Park, the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre and Serious PR in various capacities.
She is also the co-producer of Apocalypse Music and is passionate about building a more diverse, equitable artistic landscape.