Collaborating from a distance

Connection is an important part of making music. When lockdown began, I knew one of the biggest impacts for myself would be a lack of making music with others. So, I've been finding ways around it. We all know by now that music over the internet in real time does not work (oh the lag, [...]

Finding Balance

I began this year with the knowledge that the balance between my instrumental teaching and my 'creative work' (composing, improvising etc.) had to be addressed. 2018 was a fantastic year for me, creativity-wise, but during 2019 the financial realities of life forced me to prioritise a steady income over project-based work. But also, I enjoy [...]


Yes, I'm doing NaNoWriMo again! For anyone who doesn't know, each year I join my writer friends in National Novel Writing Month. But I write music not words, so instead of writing 50,000 words in 30 days I set myself the challenge of writing 60 minutes of music. You can find my last two NaNoWriMo [...]