I was recently commissioned to arrange 3 works for opera singers and Birmingham Sinfonia. I really enjoyed the challenge. Here’s a wee snippet (not the best recording quality but youContinue readingOrchestral arranging
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 mittsContinue readingthe politics of friendship
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… ExcitingContinue readingfor-wards
(Photographer Vanley Burke with curator Ian Sergeant) ‘X’ was revolution no. 20, under the Free School events curated by Ian Sergeant. It was inspired by an intriguing, enthralling and what JohnContinue readingX
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absolutely shattered, so many places i should be tonight, sleepy, but gonna fight it. i blame the hunt for real-life xlr leads. ended up buying the blimmin’ things online whilstContinue readingMay sketch a day: blurry
Listen from 10:27 to the end if time is limited, lurve, lurve, lurve John Adams, please be my mentor, i’ll bake for you! I’ll propose to you on the 29th!!Continue readingHow the Fr*&g is it February Already?
A new year, new year’s resolutions, brand new second hand you, new diaries, new socks. Instead of resolutions I have made some determinations (kind of similar) but the process is habitualContinue readingA late Akemashite Omedetou De Gozaimasu (Happy New Me)
My Uchenna dance score commission deadline fast approaches. It’s been good fun working on it, is my compositional skill developing? I hope so. I am starting to see patterns inContinue readingPush and Pull
Collaborating some more with Uchenna Dance co. Have learnt loads from previous commissions; indeed the process never ends. Here’s a wicked bit of advice for budding dance composers like me.Continue readingNew Commission, Another Sketch