https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2eUgRjL21Q My first piano improvisation of the year. Yes, I'm still using the clickity-clackity piano that I had back when I created sketching the rain. Hopefully I'll live somewhere big enough for my nicer piano soon!
This week I improvised using found objects, most of which I found on the streets or parks near where I live. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YI5zWSBoKJQ&feature=youtu.be This week I listened to Claire M Singer.
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 [...]
Updates on a couple of things I've been working on this week... door progress The door has been sanded, brought inside and I've begun adding some things to it. (If you've been following my #frommygarden project, you might recognise something!) spinning score Gavin Osborn has asked me to compose a score using projection and/or [...]
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 [...]