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Posted on 5 December 2018
Composer James Banner offers in depth reflections on collaboration as he meets with Two Rivers Concert Band for the Adopt a Composer project.My...
Posted on 27 November 2018
Players of the Stoneleigh Youth Training and Main Orchestras reflect on getting to know Ben See's music for Adopt a Composer as they...
Posted on 27 November 2018
In the first of four blog posts, composer Robert Laidlow discusses the rapid development of musical thoughts and directions for the AaC project with...
Posted on 16 November 2018
Who'd have thought Adopt a Composer projects would end up marketed on Brighton buses? Lindsay Stoner, of the Fretful Federation Mandolin...
Posted on 14 November 2018
First impressions of Adopt a Composer from Da Capo Alba.Da Capo Alba, the adult orchestra of the Lanarkshire Guitar and Mandolin Association (...
Posted on 2 November 2018
Edmund Hunt on final amendments and writing spacial awareness into a score.Since my previous blog post, The Singers and I have passed...
Posted on 16 October 2018
Ex Urbe choirs give us a delightful insight on being paired with composer Chloe Knibbs.If you Google ‘find the perfect relationship...
Posted on 27 September 2018
Composer James Banner offers some initial thoughts following the announcement of his collaborative pairing with member group, Two Rivers Concert...
Posted on 24 September 2018
Each year our Adopt a Composer project sets leisure-time choirs, orchestras and ensembles up with composers for a year to produce a new piece...
Posted on 13 September 2018
Composer Esmeralda Conde Ruiz on memory, archives and human nature as influences in her Adopt a Composer collaboration with The Fretful...
Posted on 30 August 2018
We're delighted to report Make Music Day 2018 saw over 500 free performances to audiences reaching 50,000 people, and in locations as...
Posted on 30 August 2018
We're delighted to announce that composer Emily Crossland, herself an Adopt a Composer alumna, will be joining our three current mentors this...