A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of conducting young musicians from the In Harmony Telford and Stoke programme at a community concert in Telford.… Read more “Ode to Joy with In Harmony”
The children were doing ‘space’ as their topic so I wrote a little song to sing and play in orchestra. It is a tribute to the amazing Tim Peake who returned last week from his epic space adventure – a huge inspiration to the children. Which then escalated into a full-on music video with choreography, costumes, and on-location filming. We roped in some willing film students from Coventry University to do the filming and editing.
Here’s the final product!
(My favourite bit is probably the choreography at 3’11″….)
Birmingham Conservatoire’s LEAP (Learning & Participation) Ensemble will be performing my latest piece Endah Veneerah for the third time this Saturday 11 June 2016 at the Adrian… Read more “Endah Veneerah – upcoming performance”
Here’s my latest piece. I wrote this soundtrack for the wonderful choreographer Suzannah McCreight‘s latest creation. It’s a piece that explores autism, shared humanity and finding places of… Read more “The Reason I Jump”
Back in March I was involved with a whole school music video with Old Park Primary, where I work with In Harmony Telford and Stoke. It was… Read more “BBC Ten Pieces music video with Old Park Primary School orchestras”
Last week I was filming a music video with Old Park Primary school in Telford – more about this in a future post… Anyway we had a… Read more “Conducting on top of the Wrekin in Telford!”
Year 2 at Old Park Primary singing and playing their violins and cellos to the song I wrote for last year’s world book day. The story of… Read more “Alice in Wonderland”
Some of you may recognise this as the theme tune to Tetris…
Just a quick note to sat that my friend Richard Shrewsbury and I have written a piece for the opening of the new Telford Southwater development. On… Read more “Telford Southwater Grand Opening”
Here’s the first of our photos from our recent photoshoot. We spent some time lurking in the canal underworld of Birmingham, even doing an impromptu gig for… Read more “Lionel Street Players Photoshoot”