Category: News

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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Piece featured in Celebrating Women Composers concert

One of my pieces will be featured in this Celebrating Women Composers concert on 12th March.  

Lament I and Quintango to be performed in Colchester in November

Two of my latest piano pieces, Lament I and Quintango (a duet for four hands, one piano) have been selected for performance at Colchester New Music’s Piano Project 2015. The concert will feature a selection of new pieces for aspirant pianists from beginners to around grade 5. The pieces will be performed by Dylan Christopher,…
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Performance of Moto Perpetuo in Colchester, 28th July

I’m pleased to announce that Ian Ray will be performing Moto Perpetuo (for solo organ) at his lunchtime recital on the Moot Hall organ at Colchester Town Hall on 28th July at 1pm. For further details, please see the Moot Hall organ calendar.

Organ piece Tempestuous runner up in Moot Hall Organ PIPEWORKS competition

I’m pleased to announce that my organ piece Tempestuous was chosen as a runner up in the Moot Hall Organ’s PIPEWORKS competition. It will be performed later in the year. For more information see Colchester New Music’s news post about PIPEWORKS.

British Music Collection profile

My profile is now live on the British Music Collection!