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Cracked Voices premiering on Saturday 10th March in Cambridge

For the past year, Jenni has been working in collaboration with writer Graham Palmer on the new song cycle Cracked Voices. Based on original research, Cracked Voices explores forgotten characters and folklore from South Cambridgeshire and North Hertfordshire. The premiere of the hour long is being held on Saturday 10th March at the Music Recital…
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Jenni’s carol Christmas Bells on “The Silver Stars at Play”

I’m delighted to announce that my carol Christmas Bells, a setting of the text by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow features on a new album released by Prima Facie Records entitled ‘The Silver Stars at Play’. The album is a collection of contemporary carols, all world premiere recordings, and nearly all written by living composers. They are…
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Ada Lovelace – The Musical – Jenni to lead composing team for new musical

I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be working alongside writers James Essinger and Mo Pietroni-Spenst and composers Philip Henderson and Richard Chace to create the new musical Ada Lovelace – The Musical, bringing the life of the English mathematical genius Ada Lovelace to the musical stage. Ada is credited with publishing the first algorithm, and…
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Work in progress to be performed in a workshop of new music for two harpsichords

This coming Sunday, Francis Knights and Dan Tidhar are performing Contemporary American Music for Two Harpsichords at Fitzwilliam Colllege Auditorium, Cambridge at 2pm. This will be followed at 4pm by a workshop of new works for the duet, including one of mine (currently untitled!). Entry to both the concert and workshop are free.  For more…
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Jenni on Huntingdon Community Radio, Friday 22nd September

Jenni will be on Huntingdon Community Radio’s Spotlight programme on Friday 22nd September at 8pm talking about Cracked Voices with Melanie Green. Listen online on their website http://www.hcrfm.co.uk/ .  

Jenni appointed new Adopt a Composer mentor

I’m excited to announce that I’ve been appointed as a new Adopt a Composer mentor. I loved my experience as a composer on the project in 2013-14, and I’ve been passionate about the scheme ever since. I can’t wait to be involved again! See Making Music’s announcement here.

Graham and Jenni on Cambridge 105

Last Sunday (4th June), Graham and Jenni were on Cambridge 105 talking about Cracked Voices and Your Voice. Listen to the podcast here!

Scenes from a Train to be performed at Colchester concert in June

A movement from Jenni’s Scenes from a Train (2011) will be performed an an upcoming Colchester New Music concert. Tim Torry, Charles Hine and Alan Bullard are presenting The Pale Enchanted Gold – new clarinet music and song settings from CNM’s composers. The first movement of Jenni’s work – Andantino con moto – will be…
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Jenni’s latest project Cracked Voices now #fundedbyPRSF

Jenni has been awarded PRS Foundation Open Fund funding to support her current Cracked Voices. The additional funding will be used for a variety of things, but in particular will support the second performance of the song cycle and a studio recording. Thank you to PRS Foundation for the support, and to Grants for the…
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Jenni and Graham on BBC Three Counties Radio on Wednesday 24th May

On Wednesday 24th May, Jenni and Graham Palmer were on BBC Three Counties Radio on Wednesday talking about Cracked Voices and about their call for forgotten people, Your Voice. To listen again head to BBC iPlayer Radio – about 1h44 in.

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