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Posted on 4 April 2018
Work has been continuing at a hectic pace for my piece for the Bellfolk Handbell Ringers! Following our first workshop at the start of the year, I...
Posted on 16 March 2018
It’s our second ‘date’ today. This time we are meeting in a Mexican restaurant. It’s all going really well, we laugh, we eat...
Posted on 8 March 2018
Three months into composer Edmund Hunt's Adopt a Composer collaboration with The Singers, he finds inspiration for the composition's text...
Posted on 8 March 2018
Last rehearsal we were finally given the chance to see an early draft of the exciting, original composition Gaynor Barradell has been working on...
Posted on 31 January 2018
Anna Appleby's new composition with the Merchant Sinfonia evokes images of wind, machinery, hillsides and a train journey. Once again, I am on...
Posted on 29 January 2018
What a fantastic opportunity this is! I have been following Adopt a Composer over the years and seen it celebrate, season after season, the breadth...
Posted on 25 January 2018
Matching seven leisure-time music groups with emerging early-career composers for a collaboration could result in all sorts of complications. But...
Posted on 17 January 2018
We're delighted to announce that the 2016/17 Adopt a Composer premières will be broadcast each night this week on BBC Radio 3. What time are...
Posted on 15 January 2018
In the face of a growing public narrative that ‘everyone can sing’, there's still a section of the population who are convinced that...
Posted on 11 January 2018
I’ve been ‘adopted’! A strange concept for me to get my head around both personally and professionally, however, the guys at...
Posted on 4 January 2018
Thursday 4 January 2018 at 7:45pm, Bellfolk Handbell Ringers met at Honingham Village Hall in Norfolk. Peter Yarde Martin (composer) and Jenni...
Posted on 2 January 2018
Since meeting our composer Esmeralda at the Adopt a Composer launch in September, I've found it to be a complete joy getting to know her. We are...

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