Category Archives: Music Composition and Performance

The Long and Winding (and Enjoyable) Creative Road

This first part of the process was interesting and enjoyable, creating new music and revisiting compositions from the nearly forgotten past, Continue reading

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The Power of Three

The experience of teaching percussion in junior schools has made me aware of a new Power of Three to add to… Continue reading

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Pioneer – the Rotherham musical. Ambition and reality from a composer’s perspective.

The plan was simple, stage the performance of the musical in March 2017 starting from reading the script the previous September. Continue reading

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Enjoyed it because I could play it.

Happy listening to the 175+ musicians, all in very low-fi. Continue reading

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My March Music

A musical, mini symphony and a percussion soundscape. Continue reading

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The composing of Rotherham’s Pioneers the musical

I am encouraged by the amount of composition that was created during the visits and would like to continue with the concept in other areas of the country Continue reading

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Finished week one and now starting week two of visiting junior and senior schools in Rotherham with the aim of inspiring the pupils to compose music for Pioneer the musical, the story about the people, and some places, that make … Continue reading

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