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Dark Matter [nearly] Sounding

Here’s the link to a post published on Sound and Music’s blog – it’s about writing for young musicians. I reflect on my experiences of working with Ealing Youth Orchestra, and how my Adopt-a-Composer commission in 2011 laid the foundations … Continue reading

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Exploring the universe

I’ve been working hard on a series of commissions since the summer. Many of the pieces explore scientific concerns and concepts: Dark Matter Sounding (for Ealing Youth Orchestra – premiere on 1 March) The Galaxy Rotation Problem (for Psappha – performed … Continue reading

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The Galaxy Rotation Problem

I’ve spent the past few months working on a commission from Psappha. It’s called The Galaxy Rotation Problem, and the premiere is on 2 November – details here http://events.manchester.ac.uk/event/event:z3q-hj5iqpcx-6dub26 Flier here Psappha 2nd November – Manchester Uni A5 This is the programme note: … Continue reading

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dates….[up]dates…

Some things to look forward to in the coming months! Saturday 21 September 8pm – solo voice set (to include Kurtág, Aperghis, and my solo piece DNA) – Manchester, location to be revealed…. Tuesday 29 October 6pm – Trio Atem performance (programme … Continue reading

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Next solo gig on 15 June

Had a brilliant time at the last concert in the Trio Atem Northern Arcs series yesterday – we played in a bar to a friendly crowd including lots of kids and some unfamiliar faces. My next performance is on Saturday 15 June, … Continue reading

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From the scientific to the sonic

I’m giving a paper at the MuSA conference in Karsruhe, Germany on 25 May. My title is From the scientific to the sonic: compositional and performative approaches in DNA for solo voice I’ll be talking about current compositional approaches that generate sonic … Continue reading

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Northern Arcs

Over the last few months my ensemble Trio Atem has performed five new commissions (Eleri Pound, Scott Wilson, Larry Goves, Martin Iddon, Mic Spencer), so much of my time has been spent learning this music and navigating the new technical … Continue reading

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Happy….

….New Year folks! At the moment I’m working on a new piece for solo voice, which I’ll be performing on Valentine’s Day at the University of Manchester. PLUS – good news on the funding front for Trio Atem: Trio Atem … Continue reading

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then and now

Busy times have meant I’ve not updated this site for a while…. Recent performances include singing at A Curious Night, which was part of the Allery Gallery (www.allerygallery.weebly.com). And I’ll be performing music by Berlioz and Aperghis on 15 July … Continue reading

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coming soon…Trio Atem in Kingston (not Jamaica)

Greetings visitors! Next week, Trio Atem will be performing a new piece by me (flute, cello, live electronics) as well as works by Diana Salazar, Larry Goves, Oded Ben-Tal, and Manuella Blackburn. More details at http://www.idaf.co.uk/ - it’s a festival of … Continue reading

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