Dr Guy Newbury
Lecturer at Pembroke College
MA (Oxon), MPhil (Sussex), PhD (Durham)
Composer and pianist. Research interests in the late-19th and 20th centuries, especially French and Polish music.
Guy Newbury was born in Inverness and educated there and at Magdalen College, Oxford. He studied piano with the late Denis Matthews and with Audrey Innes, and composition with John Joubert and Jonathan Harvey, before undertaking the PhD in Composition at the University of Durham under the supervision of John Casken. His works have been performed by leading soloists and ensembles including the BBC Philharmonic, the BBC Singers, Jane’s Minstrels, the Chamber Group of Scotland, Peter Lawson and Andrew Ball; he also maintains a commitment to new music within Oxford University and has received commissions from the Choir of Magdalen College and from the Oxford Sinfonietta. As a performer, he has been chiefly associated with lieder recitals and contemporary music, and is a founder member of Oxford University’s new music ensemble, ISIS. Since 1995 he has been Senior Lecturer in Music at Pembroke College.
Chaussee (1989-90); Momentanea (1990-91)
Vocal with ensemble:
The Lines like trees proliferate (1988-89); Winter Light (2003)Choral:
Midnight (1994); Rorate coeli (1995); May (2000); Weary in Well-doing (2000)
Solo vocal with piano:
O ombre vane (cycle) (2001); The September Lyre (2002); Counting the Beats, Eclat du ciel, etc.
Marine (1987); Strandlooping (1993); Sonata (2002)
Other solo instrumental:
Falaises (organ) (1997); Sonata (solo violin) (1998-99)
Promontoires (vc, pf) (1991-92); Cassation (cl.,vn.,vc.,pf) (1996)
Dr Guy Newbury
Oxford OX1 4AU