Music

Incoming Projects

new work (2024) for young voices and ensemble commission as part of City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s Climate Funk School Project.

new work (2024) for soprano and strings commissioned by Wild Plum Arts.

Commissions/Arrangements 

eternity (2023) for saxophone and string quartet commissioned by the Stringcredibles.

mami wata (2023) for young voices and orchestra commissioned by Byron Jackson’s Persona Arts.

joyful (2023) for 2 guitars, strings and percussion commissioned by Tom Kersten’s G Plus Ensemble.

true self (2023) for string quartet commissioned by City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Alicia Keys (2023) Arrangement of If I Ain’t Got You for the Women’s Global Orchestra commissioned by Netflix. Listen here.

winter always turns to spring (2023) commissioned by The Skipton Camerata.

Freya Ridings (2023) Arrangement of Lost Without You, Weekends and Cyndi Lauper’s True Colours for BBC Radio 2 Piano Room Session commissioned by BBC Concert Orchestra   Listen here.

Music of the Unseen (2022) collaboration with film maker and documentarian B+ (Mochilla) celebrating the music of composer-arrangers Charles Stepney and David Axelrod, featuring bespoke arrangements and interpretations performed by a 23 piece ensemble and toured the UK in November 2022.

Hit or Miss arrangement (2022) by Odetta for two voices and piano trio commissioned by Wild Plum Arts.

Moving Stories (2022) for Birmingham Schools’ Brass ensemble, commissioned by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group as part of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Festival.

A golden soul dances for solo euphonium (2022) commissioned by Daniel Morris.

up on the toes (the slippery stair dance) for brass quintet (2021) commissioned by Onyx Brass. Listen here.

There’s Light at the End of It (2021) written with writer Rochi Rampal, commissioned by Black Country Touring for  ‘Spring’s Calling’  March 2021 during the Lockdown. Listen here.

wings as flippers for solo viola (2020) commissioned by Spitalfields Music.

The Vinyl Community Collaborative Project: VC Love Train (2019), solo voice, backing vocals, rhythm section, strings and wind.

for-Wards Public Music Project (2014 -2018). Musical ode to Birmingham.

Off the Radar: a sound and light site-specific artwork in collaboration with Year 5 students from St. Columbus Primary School and Anna Schimkat (2016)

Tapeworm (2014), flute, saxes, trumpet, electric guitar, piano.

Chef Concertino (2014) chef, amplified cooking station and orchestra. Listen here.

Waiting (2014) co-written with Lizzie Emeh, commissioned by Heart n Soul. Listen here.

Many Hands Make Light Work (2014) for clarinet, cello, piano and cooking station. Commissioned by Grand Union as part of the Grubby Mitt’s Politics of Friendship tour.

Polaris (2013) for baritone and piano.

11 and a Half Years for 4 Electric Guitars (2013) for four electric guitars.

X – (2013) An interdisciplinary collaboration with artist Matt Watkins and dub-griot Kokumo, revealing the complex story of Trinidad and Tobago-born self-styled black revolutionary and civil rights activist Michael X. Commissioned by Vivid Projects with Ian Sergeant.

Waggle Dance (2008) for young voices and chamber orchestra as written as part of Spitalfields Music Trainee Animateur Scheme.