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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.

Circular Musings to be performed at the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music

I’m excited to be able to share that my work Circular Musings for solo organ has been scheduled for performance in this year’s London Festival of Contemporary Church Music on Sunday 7th May at St Pancras Church at 10am. More details to follow when the festival’s brochure for this year is available. For more information…
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Cracked Voices – a song cycle collaboration

I’m very excited to be able to share news of Cracked Voices, an exciting collaboration with writer Graham Palmer which will result in a new 30 minute song cycle.   The songs will give voice to the lost tales and characters of the borderlands of North Hertfordshire. Stories from the edge where it’s wise to…
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Celestial Utterances (for solo woodwind) on Payhip

Happy new year! In the madness of Christmas I forgot to post about a piece of mine now available on Payhip. Celestial Utterances is a suite of six short pieces for solo upper woodwind instruments (though I suppose it could be solo high anything you fancy playing it on!). Below are a few excerpts I…
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Flurries (for solo piano) now available on Payhip!

Flurries – a short work for solo piano – is now available on Payhip! Click here to be taken to the product page. Swirls of snow falling, spiralling across the garden. Sudden gusts of wind catch them off guard, causing them to twist and turn, making shapes in their flight path. The fall occasionally grows…
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Premiere of The Devil and the Draper / Sidney Powell’s Shindy

I’m rather excited that The Devil and the Draper will be premiered later this week! The piece is a collaboration with writer Graham Palmer, and the music sprang from his text of the same name. As the text is based around Royston Heath (a place we both know well), it’s perfect that the piece is…
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Premiere of Allégresse in Colchester in June

Allégresse for recorder quartet and harpsichord will be premiered by Dulcis Venti and harpsichordist Francis Knights at the Headgate Theatre, Colchester on Saturday 4th June! It has been selected as part of one of Colchester New Music’s regular calls for scores. For more information see the Colchester New Music website. Allégresse is about excitement and…
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Premiere of Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep

Further to my last post about having a piece featured in Corrina Dolso’s Celebrating Women Composers concert in March, I am pleased to announce that my setting of Mary Elizabeth Frye’s Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep (SSAA; other versions available!) will be premiered at the concert, alongside a performance of Bells in…
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