Patrick Doyle (b. 6 April 1953, Uddingston, South Lanarkshire, Scotland) is a Scottish film composer.
Mr. Doyle is a classically trained composer who studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music, of which he was made a Fellow in 2001.
Doyle joined the Renaissance Theatre Company in 1987 as composer and musical director composing for plays such as Hamlet, As You Like It, and Look Back in Anger. The song Non Nobis, Domine from Henry V was subsequently awarded the 1989 Ivor Novello Award for Best Film Theme. He has since composed for eleven more Kenneth Branagh films including Dead Again (1991), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Hamlet (1996), Love's Labour's Lost (2000), As You Like It (2006), Sleuth (2007), Thor (2011), and Cinderella (2015).
In June 2013, at the twenty-eighth annual Film & Television Music Awards, Doyle was presented with the ASCAP Henry Mancini Award in recognition of his "outstanding achievements and contributions to the world of film and television music". In October 2015, Doyle received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the World Soundtrack Academy during the Gent Film Festival in Belgium.
Works for Winds
- Harry at Hogwarts (arr. Bullock) (2006)
- Henry V Suite (arr. Meij) (2007)
- Highlights from "Brave" (arr. O'Loughlin) (2012)
- Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. "Patrick Doyle." Accessed 12 March 2017
- Patrick Doyle, Wikipedia Accessed 12 March 2017