Well, November was certainly a busy month. With two premieres in December (wisteria for Gavin Osborn and All the Days of your Life for Cantiana Choir) plus preparation for time is different here... in full swing, I wasn't sure if I would reach my goal of composing sixty minutes of music during November. This is the [...]
Cantiana Choir workshop On Saturday, I travelled down to Kent for a workshop with Cantiana Choir on 'All the Days of Your Life', an anthem in memory of Alan Bayford. The piece has some 'weird and wonderful' elements and the choir took on the challenge with enthusiasm! I'm looking forward to the world premiere on [...]
It's the summer holidays and that means sunshine, barbecues and lots of time to catch up on projects that have fallen behind over the end-of-term-madness... All the days of your life I've been mentioning a piece that I'm writing for Cantiana Choir for a while now but haven't given you a whole lot of information. [...]
We all have days when we just can't get motivated, when we'd rather stay in bed or do anything except our work. I've been having a whole week of those days. I just couldn't find the energy or enthusiasm to work on paperwork or my many projects, which led to stress and worry about not [...]
I’m back to normal life after my time in St Ives working on time - trace - place. That project disrupted this blog a tad because I was writing posts for the project’s website. If you missed them, you can find my post here: the traces we leave out of The Comfort Zone Reflections For [...]
I'm currently in St Ives working on time - trace - place. This week's blog post is on the project's website.
A few weeks ago, I attended an FEU webinar on Building Confidence. (If you don’t know what the FEU is, have a look at their website. If you’re in an entertainment union, you can get all their resources for free!). A webinar on confidence could not have come at a better time for me. time [...]