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Posted on 19 September 2015
I was surprised and delighted to be selected to take part in Making Music’s Adopt a Composer scheme. It’s a great opportunity to work...
Posted on 13 September 2015
Sunday afternoon, Chesham Bois near Amersham (Bucks) I met CYCO for the first time... As I approached the school where they rehearse I could hear a...
Posted on 12 September 2015
Working with an amateur ensemble is all about the relationship. Walking into rehearsal with the Strathaven Choral Society for the first time, I had...
Posted on 11 September 2015
Hello everyone - I am Angela Slater one of the Adopted Composers for this years Adopt Composer Scheme 2015-2016. It was a few weeks ago now that I...
Posted on 29 July 2015
Photo: James ('Purlie') Wilson, Radical Reformer. National Galleries Scotland.  Almost every child, most parents and folk of every age...
Posted on 29 July 2015
You can see part of the rehearsal in the video below. We have advertised the concert extensively and Bolton FM have made a feature of it...
Posted on 29 July 2015
Whilst an alarm is sounding in the background the camera pans out to reveal several dead birds. 'Nobody warned them' he concludes, presumably...
Posted on 21 July 2015
Jeremy Bradshaw, who has been playing violin in the orchestra since 1996, told us that new music – often challenging for players and audiences...
Posted on 14 May 2015
Our first meeting, where each of my fellow composers were assigned an adoptive ensemble, had been in September. With cheeks rosy from the summer'...