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Posted on 23 March 2018
There is a lot of debate about music education and arts funding at the moment. But these debates do not take note often enough of issues that affect...
Posted on 17 January 2018
After working with choirs for many years, one thing stands out to us at Club Europe Music Tours - choir members love spending that extra time...
Posted on 28 November 2017
What a great evening we had when Peter Yarde Martin (composer) and Jenni Pinnock (mentor) ventured to Honingham for a Thursday evening practice...
Posted on 18 September 2017
KEMS Concert Band is now back from its summer break (complete with tour to Belgium), and rehearsals for our premiere on 15 October are in full swing...
Posted on 18 August 2017
St Sepulchre’s in the City of London is known as the National Musicians' Church. Until now, it has, like many other churches, hosted...
Posted on 2 August 2017
Prom 1 – Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor Xenia Davies, Youth Engagement Manager As a very beginner pianist, this prom really...
Posted on 20 July 2017
Conducting; standing at the front waving your hands trying to control the music, without actually making any noise, is a strange activity. Although...
Posted on 13 June 2017
Following the busy weeks and months that led up to the premiere of my work Continuum by the Glasgow School of Art Choir, I can start to gather my...
Posted on 5 April 2017
With the premiere of ‘a quiet life’ just a week ago, I’ve nearly come to the end of my journey as an adopted composer, though I...
Posted on 13 March 2017
The Choir with No Name work with people who have experienced homelessness, providing welcoming, safe and creative environments for their members to...
Posted on 16 January 2017
It has been a long and rewarding project with the Lincoln Ukulele Band as part of the 2015-16 Adopt a Composer scheme. I’ve got a lot out of...
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...