John Rittipo-Moore (b.1991) is a London based composer and saxophonist interested in mixed art, installations, and acoustic and electronic composition. His explorations into sound and sound manipulations has had him working alongside choreographers, filmmakers and a variety of reputable ensembles and artists including the Plus-Minus Ensemble and the Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet.
His performance has seen him travel throughout Europe with the European Union Youth Orchestra and as a session musician has been sourced to play horns at KoKo, XOYO, Scala, Village Underground and various music festivals with artists such as To Kill a King, Amanda Palmer and Public Service Broadcasting.
Through his work with the Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet, John has been named City Music Foundation Artist (2014-2016), awarded recitals at Wigmore Hall (Worshipful Company of Musicians), Purcell Room (Park Lane Group) Bridgewater Hall, and with support from Help Musicians UK, is in the process of curating an album of new works for saxophone quartet.
John is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, recently having completed an MMUS (with distinction) in composition supported by the Leverhulme Trust; during which time, his composition and interest in electronic music was guided by Matthew King and Nye Parry. Previous to his masters degree, John attained a BMUS (Hons) in classical saxophone under the teachings of Christian Forshaw and John Harle.