Ty Cerdd and ISCM
Sakura was shortlisted for the ISCM World Music Days festival in Vancouver.
Sonic Visions, The Hermes Experiment
My graphic score ‘Evolution’ was performed by The Hermes Experiment at the Forge in Camden on 16th Feb 2016, and at the National Portrait Gallery in June 2016.
Phoenix Dance Theatre Choreographers and Composers Lab 2015
A fantastic and inspirational two weeks working with choreographers, dancers and musicians at Phoenix Dance Theatre in July with Sharon Watson and Ken Hesketh! I wrote Yoyuu, a piece for bass clarinet, cello and piano and three dancers in collaboration with choreographer Adrienne Hart of Neon Dance.
Wales Dance Platform
I composed for, danced and played cello in ‘The Audition’ for the 2015 Wales Dance Platform, choreographed by Angharad Matthews.
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Composer Day
My piece ‘Song of the Awakening Dawn’ was performed by Kokoro, the BSO’s contemporary music group on 28th Feb 2015 as part of a day of workshops with Colin Matthews.
I was commissioned to set Giraud’s ‘Ivresse de Lune’ as a companion piece to Mondestrunken of Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire. It was performed by the Dr. K Sextet and Lesley Jane Rogers in October 2014 alongside works of art inspired by Pierrot.
Also, my work Genesis…Seed returned to Club Inégales on 22 Jan 2015 in a new extended version, alongside part 1 of Shoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire.
A year long collaboration with London-based choir Musarc as part of Sound and Music’s Portfolio Scheme culminating in a performance of Only Breath at Christ Church Spitalfields in December 2014.
Cheltenham Music Festival 2013
My piece Genesis…Seed was written for the Dr K Sextet at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival Composers Academy and performed at the Parabola Arts Centre on 6th July.
Bath International Music Festival 2013
The Hebrides Ensemble premièred Echoes of a Golden Land on 26th May 2013 at the Guildhall in Bath. Echoes was commissioned by the Bath International Music Festival.
The Panufnik Legacies CD
My piece Sakura was one of ten chosen to be recorded by the LSO as a celebration of the first 5 years of the Panufnik Scheme.
London Symphony Orchestra
I was awarded the 2011 LSO Panufnik 5’ commission! The world première of Anahata was conducted by Nicholas Collon at the Barbican on 24th March 2013.
In 2010 I wrote Sakura through the LSO Panufnik Scheme. It was performed in a workshop on the 7th January 2011 conducted by François Xavier Roth.
St Magnus Festival 2011
Wrote Song of the Awakening Dawn for the London Sinfonietta at the 2011 St. Magnus Composer’s course led by Alasdair Nicolson, Sally Beamish and Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. Read the blog here.
June 2010: Première of Shadow of the Wind at the 63rd Aldeburgh Festival.
July 2009: Britten-Pears Contemporary Composition course with Oliver Knussen, Colin Matthews and Magnus Lindberg.
Summer 2008, Studied with Kiky Day and Michael Coxall at the European Shakuhachi Society summer-school at SOAS.
Summer 2007, Studied with Kaoru Kakizakai in Munster, France