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Posted on 27 November 2019
Members of the City of Bristol Brass Band reflect on the opening stages of their 2019/20 Adopt a Composer collaboration with Laura Shipsey.Adopt...
Posted on 19 November 2019
Composer Rob Jones and members of The Edge Chamber Choir reflect on their first spacewalk-themed workshop of Adopt a Composer 2019/20....
Posted on 6 November 2019
Nicholas Olsen reflects on the premiere of Three Carriages, signalling the end of his 2018/19 Adopt a Composer collaboration with Da Capo Alba.The...
Posted on 5 November 2019
Da Capo Alba mandolinist Audrey Todd reflects on the premiere Nicholas Olsen's Three Carriages and the group's 2018/19 Adopt a Composer...
Posted on 4 November 2019
Nathan James Dearden shares the inspiration behind Three Postcards, composed as part his 2018/19 Adopt a Composer...
Posted on 28 October 2019
In our first 2019/20 Adopt a Composer blog, Carmell Smickersgill reflects on her introductory workshop with Junior Leeds College...
Posted on 22 October 2019
Chloe Knibbs reflects on her 2018/19 Adopt a Composer collaboration with Ex Urbe, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Clara Schumann's birth....
Posted on 30 September 2019
Nicholas Olsen reflects on his final rehearsals with Da Capo Alba before the premiere of his new piece at the Glasgow Royal Concert...
Posted on 12 September 2019
Audrey Todd, mandolinist of Da Capo Alba, discusses the group's final rehearsals with Nicholas Olsen before the premiere of his ...
Posted on 11 September 2019
Adopt a Composer, the year-long project run by Making Music in partnership with Sound and Music, pairs leisure-time vocal and instrumental music...
Posted on 14 August 2019
Jess Griffin of the Chandos Chamber Choir reflects on the premiere of works written with the group by Laura Snowdon for the Adopt...
Posted on 30 July 2019
Les Goldman, Chair of the Two Rivers Concert Band shares his insight into their collaboration with composer James Banner.On 29 June I attended...

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