Ross Whyte


Ross is a freelance composer, sound artist, and electronic musician originally from Aberdeen and currently based in Glasgow. He completed a practice-based PhD at the University of Aberdeen where his field of research was impermanence in audio-visual intermedia and headphone-specific listening. Ross greatly enjoys collaboration, particularly with artists working in disciplines that are different from his own. He particularly enjoys composing for dance and has worked with several companies over the last few years.

Along with choreographer Thania Acaron, he formed Orphaned Limbs Collective – an interdisciplinary group focusing on dance, dance theatre, and site-specific performance (

More recently, Ross has been working with Gaelic singer-songwriter Alasdair Whyte. Following a commission by the arts organisation Ceol ‘s Craic to bring an electronic artist and Gaelic musician together, they formed the act WHYTE in late 2015 and released their debut album Fairich, in October 2016 (