Monthly Archives: July 2016

Reaching 2000

Programme notes are a constant part of my working life and scarcely a week goes by when I don’t produce at least one set. Recently my catalogue of them reached 2000 notes – take a look at what I’ve written about and, if you’re a concert promoter, looking for notes, then drop me a line.

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Analysis for Eduqas

If you’re about to embark on A’levels or teach them, then you may want to take a look at the analysis of the set works that I’ve been working on for the last few months. Eduqas are encouraging their A’level students to get to grips with pieces of music written since 2000 with pieces by

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New Piano Piece for York Late Music

My new piano miniature Penllyn was included in a lunchtime concert by pianist Duncan Honeybourne. On Saturday 6 August at 1pm he presented Piano Postcards: a programme of miniatures spanning 1916 to 2016 at York’s Late Music concert series at St Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel near to the Shambles. I provided the latest piece from 2016, based on the early

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Composer Residency in Dyfed

This winter I will be Composer-in-Residence once again for Young Music Maker of Dyfed working with their Dyfed Young Composer scheme – a great scheme where young people are given a chance to compose for high quality performers. I will be spending October through to February working with young composers in thirteen different schools in Carmarthenshire,

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