Over the course of 2015 I had the great honour to work closely with percussionist Joby Burgess on a new work for vibraphone. On 4 dates throughout the year we met at his studio in Sandy and crashed through various ideas, until a piece began to emerge… ‘Freeze-Frame’ was commissioned through Sound and Music’s ‘Portfolio’ …
I’ve just accidentally become the Publicity Officer for New Music Brighton – a most splendid organisation run by local composers for local composers – so expect all sorts of nonsense oozing through their social media sites that sounds suspiciously like me… You can find out more about NMB at www.newmusicbrighton.co.uk, or by clicking the banner below.
The Etius Suite, a short, entirely palindromic 3 movement suite for piano 4 hands that I wrote a number of years back, will be performed in Swinburne Hall, Colchester on 4th November. The call for scores invited composers to submit new repertoire suitable for students of Grade 5 or below. Find out more about the …
I’m thrilled to be part of this year’s Adopt A Composer scheme, and to be paired with the East London Community Band. Adopt A Composer is run by Sound and Music, PRS and Making Music, and pairs composers with amateur music ensembles who have no experience with contemporary music. Over the course of the year, …
My new piece ‘…and the stars were like pinpricks in the black fabric of night…’ will receive its premiere on 25th September @ The Warehouse, London, performed by Ed Hughes’ New Music Players. There will also be a kind of unofficial, warm-up gig @ Friend’s Meeting House, Sussex Uni, Brighton on 24th. For the event …