research

hyperlocal

I’m going to use my website more to serve as a brain dump for my PhD musings on ‘composing in a hyperlocal environment’. I’ve entered my second year of research and I’m currently thinking about the first year of fieldwork that has taken place. My project for-Wards is the main Read more…

By Bobbie, ago
research

cracking on

March time. Spring is here! I have literally 2 months to compose 4 pieces of music that make up the Selly Oak District Commission. I reckon I’ll be able to do it! I’m clearer about two pieces I need to write. I have nearly completed the Bournville ward piece, I Read more…

By Bobbie, ago
carillon

Carillon

As part of the for-Wards Selly Oak district commission I am collaborating with creative writers in Bournville ward to compose a short piece for carillon. I’ve never written music for bells/organ before so a new and exciting challenge (well crotales once). We had a fab workshop with Trevor Workman end Read more…

By Bobbie, ago