Elected: 2024
Discipline: History, Theory and Practice of the Creative and Performing Arts
Professor Paul Mealor
Professor, University of Aberdeen
Has composed for all of the important state and Royal occasions of the last fifteen years, including the wedding of The Prince and Princess of Wales (2011), two works for the late Queen Elizabeth II’s national Services of Thanksgiving (2022), two works for the Coronation (2023) and three works for The Honours of Scotland Service (2023). He has also written music for film and television including the BAFTA-winning ‘Wonders of the Celtic Deep’ and the 2011 Christmas No 1, ‘Wherever You Are’ for Gareth Malone and the Military Wives Choir. In January 2024 was appointed to the Royal Victorian Order.