What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Orchestra, Small Ensemble
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
I am a self-taught composer, who generated a large body of juvenilia during my school/GCSE/AS music years (early 1990s). I have had sporadic experiences as an amateur musician, playing violin/viola at school level and as a singer during my grad-student years at Cambridge. I rediscovered music and composition as a result of the Covid lockdown circumstances beginning from March 2020. Reconstructed juvenilia (1991 to 1995 approx) are all collected within the Op.1 compendium. These include realisations of my entry portfolio for the BBC Young Musician of the year competition in 1992. New original compositions are numbered from Op.2 onwards. My style is conservative eclectic, with a fluid approach to tonality, modality and motific development, and with interests in classical structures and formalisms. Early influences include the Second Viennesse School, Bruckner and Shostakovich; however, later pieces reveal influences as diverse as Havergal Brian, Robert Simpson, Martinu, and Bartok.