Author: Jenni

Jenni to write for Palace Band

I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been commissioned by the Palace Band, a large wind ensemble rehearsing near Alexandra Palace conducted by Stephanie Reeve, to create a new work to be premiered later this year. The Palace Band have a long history of commissioning new music from a prestigious list of composers, so it’s an…
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Jenni at the Salon without Boundaries event – video online

Last year I was invited to be part of Salon Without Boundaries‘ inaugural event – “Mapping the Boundaries” – looking at women’s creative responses to the natural world. The video of the event is now available to view online! In Part 2, you can hear Elizabeth Lewis Williams introducing and reading Met Obs before I…
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Cracked Voices CD and digital scores now available

The Cracked Voices CD is now available. Physical and digital copies can be purchased from Bandcamp, alongside copies of Graham Palmer’s pamphlet full of tales from the borderlands, featuring the texts from the Cracked Songs pieces. The CD is also available digitally through Amazon Music, iTunes, Spotify and more. The scores from ten of the…
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Cracked Voices CD to be released on 31st Jan

The Cracked Voices CD will be released on Thursday 31st January!   To get your hands on either digital or physical copies of the CD, head to Bandcamp. Further details about digital distribution to follow. Many thanks all those who made the CD recording happen-  to the four Cracked Voices performers – Miles Horner, Donna…
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MAPPING THE BOUNDARIES – Salon Without Boundaries at the 1901 Arts Club, Wed 14th November

On Wednesday 14th November Jenni will be one of the speakers at the Salon Without Boundaries’ inaugural live Salon – MAPPING THE BOUNDARIES: Women, Creativity and the Natural World at the 1901 Arts Club, Waterloo, London. The event will be led by Salonières Dr Briony Cox-Williams (piano) and Pierrette Thomet (mezzo), and will include music…
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Jenni on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s Classical Cambridgeshire

On Thursday 1st November, Jenni was on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s show Classical Cambridgeshire. Presenter Mark Liversidge popped round earlier in the week to chat to her about Cracked Voices, Adopt a Composer and composing in general. Played as part of the discussion were three of Jenni’s pieces, including the radio premiere of The blessing of…
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Premiere of ‘Perhaps’ in Papworth, South Cambridgeshire

On Sunday 11th November Sing Papworth will be performing the premiere of Jenni’s choral piece ‘Perhaps’ as part of their Remembrance concert. Set for SAB and piano, this is a setting of Vera Brittain’s text of the same name, written in memory of her fiancé, killed by a sniper in the first World War. The…
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Reflections upon Nature: Four premieres and lots of music!

Thanks to the Old Riverport St Ives for hosting my Reflections on Nature evening last Friday as part of the Chapel Arts Season 2018. Thanks to everyone who came along – faces old and new – for listening to me talk and play. Thanks for being so supportive of my first ever solo concert! The…
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Cracked Voices at Royston Methodist Church

Thanks to everyone who attended the premiere of Cracked Objects and the second performance of Cracked Voices last Thursday (28th Sept) at Royston Methodist Church! For more pictures see the Cracked Voices blog.

BBC Singers workshop ‘The blessing of the road-born child’

On Tuesday 18th September Jenni’s piece ‘The blessing of the road-born child’ was workshopped as part of a BASCA workshop with the BBC Singers. Thanks to BASCA for choosing the piece to be one of six workshopped. Thanks also to the wonderful BBC Singers for bringing the music (alongside that of the other composers involved)…
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