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Posted on 6 December 2016
The performance of my piece ‘Ukulele Fantasy’ by The Lincoln Ukulele Band is fast approaching. The band have been practising my piece...
Posted on 6 December 2016
The Horsham Symphony Orchestra has had a fairly leisurely start to the Adopt a Composer project. We were fortunate enough that Adriano has been able...
Posted on 7 November 2016
Our adopted composer, Chris Schlechte-Bond, had already been up to Macclesfield to meet the band.  On that occasion he brought his alto...
Posted on 1 November 2016
It has been over a year since I first met the Thame Chamber Choir to discuss a new work as part of the Adopt a Composer scheme. Their first concert I...
Posted on 1 November 2016
Visiting the choir a couple of times I was great to be able to build a rapport with the members, listen to them sing and understand and get to know...
Posted on 12 October 2016
We were delighted that Rosie could join us so soon for an orientation visit at the end of September. In a full programme we visited three possible...
Posted on 11 October 2016
So I have recently been selected as the Adopt a Composer Scottish Pairing for 2016-17, working with the Strathendrick Singers on creating a new work...
Posted on 11 October 2016
They say that Scotland’s a small country, and the adage was – perhaps – proved true at the launch of the Adopt a Composer Scheme...
Posted on 6 October 2016
When I found out that I had been paired with the Glasgow School of Art Choir I was really excited by the many prospects and possibilities that the...
Posted on 6 October 2016
During the Autumn of 1936, Oswald Moseley led the British Union of Fascists on a march through the streets of East London, in what was seen by many...
Posted on 27 September 2016
It always surprises me how quickly a piece can become external to its composer.  What had before been an ongoing process, an open book, becomes...
Posted on 12 September 2016
Each year our Adopt a Composer scheme sets amateur choirs, orchestras and ensembles up with composers for a year to produce a new piece together....

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