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4 New Commissions - Filthy Lucre 12 July - Peckham

I had 4 Brand New Commissions from Emma-Jean Thackray, as part of Filthy Lucre’s event ‘Lost in the nameless city’.

12 July 2014 – BUSSEY BUILDING, Peckham… 61 more words

Meet the Artist......Patrick Nunn, composer

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and make it your career? 

I don’t recall the initial trigger(s) to take up composing but there was always a strong desire from about the age of seven to put dots onto the page.  1,759 more words

General

Closing our Conservatories? Outrageous!

It might not have occurred to our politicians that many of today’s high profile musicians – no matter the domain – have a background in classical music. 533 more words

Blog

New Art music in Education

I have been toying with the concept of New Art Music in education for a while, and the more I discussed this with colleagues the more I felt that it was an area that has been overlooked. 688 more words

Students

New crusade

I’ve got a new crusade.

It’s been boiling for a while now, and since last post I’ve finished a Masters degree, been overseas a couple of times and generally thought through heaps of stuff. 234 more words

Students

Welcome

Zach Gulaboff Davis is a composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher from Salem, Oregon. His passion is creating a populist yet engaging vein of contemporary classical music by embracing techniques from the common practice period to modern times. 64 more words

Contemporary Classical Music

Górecki on the Turnpike, Not the Turntable

While leisurely gliding home on the New Jersey Turnpike this rainy afternoon, I gave up on the rock album in the CD player and tried the radio. 470 more words

Life