composing

Study Scores

Love that it’s easy to follow scores and listen to audio on youtube. It has been an amazing educational resource for my post-grad studies. Here’s some of today’s listening: Wojtek Blecharz — Small Talks Claude Vivier – Zipangu I like the use of texture and how there is also strong melodic content. I don’t get […]



Cardew

Connecting with this very much today!



the politics of friendship

many hands make light work is a piece about sharing the load. props to all musicians involved; loz, anton and james. thanks to cheryl at grand union and the grubby mitts for asking me to be the support act. for its first incarnation we did well in such a short space of time and yay we […]



Tapeworm

There was an opportunity to compose a one page score for top ensemble Noszferatu as part of Frontiers Festival. I was mad busy working/writing essays/finishing other pieces and had resigned myself to not being able to do so. However, when I spotted my name down on the list, I thought I’d rise to the challenge […]



for-wards

I am pleased to announce that Sound and Music have agreed to fund a pilot music project based in Bham neighbourhoods called for-wards. More details and website to come… Exciting and very busy times indeed!



Adrift

Image by Ruby’s Treasures. A piece I have written for string quartet and soprano is being performed at 9.15pm at Warwick Arts Centre, after their Nocturne performance. The piece is called ‘Adrift’ and the words are written by Warwick Uni student/poet Miss Ella. Here’s a wee snippet, I am still buzzing from how beautifully the […]