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Posted on 26 June 2019
Composer Robert Laidlow looks back at the Adopt a Composer project, and the depth of learning he's taking away with him.The final stage of...
Posted on 11 June 2019
Chris James, Chairman of Southampton Concert Wind Band (SCWB), offers a delightful post-performance reflection on the group's involvement on the...
Posted on 22 May 2019
On a recent trip to the USA composer Patrick Hawes did a series of interviews with the sheet music retailer JW Pepper for their series...
Posted on 7 March 2019
Composer Robert Laidlow looks to puzzles and film editing for inspiration on his collaborative piece with the Southampton Concert Wind Band (SCWB) as...
Posted on 14 February 2019
With a performance or event looming it’s easy to forget the importance of taking the time to brand the event itself. If your audience is...
Posted on 31 January 2019
Swansea Philharmonic Choir Music Secretary, Jemma, describes getting stuck into the Adopt a Composer project with Nathan James Dearden from day one...
Posted on 24 January 2019
Congratulations to our seven groups and composers whose brand new Adopt a Composer pieces were recently broadcast on BBC Radio 3.The culmination of a...
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 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 1 August 2018
Composer Max Charles Davies on the Adopt a Composer scheme, collaborations, the budding of working relationships and positive ebb and flow of ideas....
Posted on 1 August 2018
Max Charles Davies on preparations for the inaugural public performance of his collaborative piece with Côr Crymych a'r Cylch as part of the...
Posted on 2 July 2018
Following on from part I where Ben set an exercise to find the words for the Training Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra, part II takes a look at the people...