Tag Archives: Music

Drummers are percussionists too

Well into the teaching term now and already some of the drum pupils are asking about when they will be playing percussion again. Introducing the sounds of percussion into the drum lessons has inspired most of the students to consider … Continue reading

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Life and Creative Life

Just noticed that fruit is far more plentiful at the moment and it is over two months since I posted anything although to me it seems like last week. Apologies to any followers, you have probably now found a more … Continue reading

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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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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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Part-time PhD and amendments

there seems to be an inevitable stage for the new Doctor to then be required to complete some more paragraphs that further explain, Continue reading

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