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Posted on 28 July 2020
Following their second Adopt a Composer workshop, the project with Rob Jones and the Edge Chamber Choir was halted due to the Covid-19 lockdown...
Posted on 13 March 2020
Jonathan Wells, Chair of Haslingfield Choir, tells us about the choir's latest Adopt a Composer workshop with Alex Paxton.After...
Posted on 9 March 2020
Claire Victoria Roberts shares an insight into her first Adopt a Composer workshop with the Camden Symphony Orchestra.I was thrilled when...
Posted on 3 March 2020
Rob Jones reflects on the early challenges and rewards of writing his new Adopt a Composer piece for The Edge Chamber Choir.The past few months...
Posted on 27 February 2020
Eileen Sephton, Music Director of the Sussex Folk Orchestra, tells us about the groups first workshop with their adopted composer, Jonathan...
Posted on 6 February 2020
Susannah Wapshot, Musical Director of Helensburgh Oratorio, reflects on the groups first workshop with composer Aileen Sweeney and the Adopt a...
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...