Here’s the second of four new settings of Elinor Wylie, set for mezzo soprano and piano. You are is a setting of Elinor Wylie’s Nancy. Below is a Dorico audio rendering of the song. Download a copy of You are from Payhip.
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… Read more
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… Read more
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… Read more
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.
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.
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… Read more
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.
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… Read more
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… Read more