Conducting; standing at the front waving your hands trying to control the music, without actually making any noise, is a strange
Following the busy weeks and months that led up to the premiere of my work Continuum by the Glasgow School of Art Choir,
Since being paired with Croydon Bach Choir in September 2016, I have worked with the choir on numerous occasions, gradually feedi
Now that the dust has settled on our Fifth Anniversary Gala Concert – and the world premiere of ‘Continuum’, by Shona Mackay – it
In September of last year I found that I was to be paired up with the KEMS Concert Band as part of the 2016-17 'Adopt A Composer'
Fresh off our society’s 60th Jubilee concert at The Royal Northern College of Music, our return from Easter break brought us an unexpe
Composers who took part in the 2015/16 project have re-scored their pieces to make them more accessible to groups of other kinds. These new versions are now available for Making Music member groups to download for free and perform.
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 h
The London Medical Orchestra have had the very great pleasure of working with Martin Humphries under the ‘Adopt a Composer’ proje
Opening the score of a new commission for the first time is rather like opening a surprise gift from a distant relation.