Ben See

Lights up, lights down: the finale

Assistant conductor of Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra and conductor of the Training Orchestra, Dan Shilladay, talks final rehearsals

Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra get to grips with new music

Players of the Stoneleigh Youth Training and Main Orchestras reflect on getting to know Ben See's music for Adopt a Composer as t

Adopted Composer helps Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra raise £10,000 to buy new instruments

On Sunday 29 July, two teams of cyclists from Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra braved the wind and rain to take part in the Prudential

Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra: Making words into patterns

There are two orchestras associated with Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra, the Main Orchestra and the Training Orchestra (TO); both of

Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra: A word from the players

Having been paired with Ben See on the Adopt a Composer scheme, we caught up with a couple of players from the Main Stoneleigh Yo

Ben See, SYO and the composing committee questionnaire

In part II of Ben See's blog he gives us an insight into the thoughts and processes of composing for the main orchestra (MO) of Stoneleigh Youth Orchestras (SYO).

Ben See, SYO and biscuits!

Ben See gives us an insight into the thoughts and processes of composing for two Stoneleigh Youth Orchestras (SYO). In the first of a two-part blog, he sets out to find the words for one of the compositions and discovers a shared love of biscuits and desire to be heard. 

Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra: The vanishing composer

The Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra are working alongside conductor Ben See as part of Adopt a Composer.

Two orchestras in one!

Singer and composer Ben See gives us an electric insight into his first meeting with Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra for Adopt a Compo

Meet the 2017 Adopt a Composer pairings

Each year our Adopt a Composer scheme sets amateur choirs, orchestras and ensembles up with composers for a year to produce a new