|Degrees||BA in Music (Oxon); MPhil in Music Composition (Cantab)|
|College||St Cross College|
|Address||St Cross College, St Giles' OX1 3LZ|
Improvisation; Composition; Music for voice; Music and cognition; Performance studies.
Area of proposed thesis
Pro-improvisatory Composition: my research seeks to further the understanding of improvisation in musical contexts and its relation to composition, using various historical improvisatory practices and contemporary theory to generate models for new processes of notation and performance.
A Short Story of Falling (treble and piano) – commissioned by The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, July 2020
Songs of Experience (mezzo-soprano and piano) – written for Lotte Betts-Dean, June 2020
Rough Rhymes (counter-tenor and piano) – written for Hugh Cutting, first performed March 2017
House Canticles – commissioned by Christ Church Cathedral, July 2020
A Cradle Song – written for Schola Cantorum, Oxford, Jan. 2020
Missa Vigornia – commissioned for The Three Choirs’ Festival, Worcester, July 2017
Blessed are the peacemakers – commissioned for The Edington Music Festival, August 2017
Christmas Carol – commissioned by The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, Dec. 2017
Journey’s End – commissioned by Opera Xylem, to be performed 2021
Mayflower – commissioned by The King’s School, Worcester, Nov. 2019
Cain and Abel – commissioned by Opera Xylem, Nov. 2018
Les Voix Humaines – commissioned by Sansara with Liam Byrne, June 2020
Study for String Quartet – written for the Ligeti Quartet, May 2018
Hélène La Rue Scholarship, St Cross College
Composition; Jazz; Performance studies.