NEW 2018-19 talk series start at St George’s Bristol, St David’s Hall Cardiff and Wiltshire Music Centre. See their websites for details.

BBC Radio 3 recording Oct 12th: ‘Berlioz and the art of orchestration’, presenting with BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Spider Music workshops and concerts continue in Bristol area. See

Bristol Pre-Conservatoire launches new intermediate and composing strands


Sample of recent work:

Vidcasts on season programmes for BBC NOW, BSO and Colston Hall

BBC Radio 3 features with BBC NOW

Presenting a paper on teaching musical creativity at Performance Studies Network conference, Oslo

‘Creative Ensemble’ week with Dorset Youth Orchestra

Resources for Rsetworks_350x350hinegold’s ‘Music Teacher’ magazine (online)

RPO Resound Intergenerational Workshop

Creating e-programme notes for RPO series of concerts

Workshop on a jazz approach to folk music, Pre-Conservatoire

Talks on Petrushka for BBC NOW

Workshop and pre-concert talk on Russian music in Guildford, G-live

Finishing Schubert’s Unfinished – creative workshop in Manchester  Bridgewater Hall

Creative workshops on Scheherazade, Prokofiev and Ravel in Manchester Bridgewater Hall and Sage Gateshead

‘Jazzicality in Gershwin and Ravel’ in Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

The poetry of Vaughan Williams in Wiltshire Music Centre

‘Romantic Russia in 50 Minutes’ at Colston Hall

Jazz improv workshops at Priory School, Shrewsbury

‘Fugue in 50’ presentation at St George’s Bristol

Teacher training events for Keynote Education, including animating the set works for GCSE and A level

Presenting BBC Discovering Music concert with BBC Phil on Prokofiev’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Talk on Messiaen and Birdsong to Institute of Advanced Studies, Bristol University. Tues 24 May.

‘American Pioneers’ talk series in St George’s Bristol, Thursdays 11am

BSO ‘Ten Pieces’ workshops and ‘Festival in a Field’ with 120 primary school musicians

Soundtrack project (intergenerational composing) concert, April 27th, St Monica’s

Finalise comedy radio scripts, libretto for digital opera and first draft children’s book.

‘Inner Conductor’ workshop at Music Ed Expo conference in Olympia, as BSO Associate.

Fusing Indian Raga Desh and Handel Water Music for Berkshire Maestros workshop

Talk on late Mozart symphonies, for the concert with John Eliot Gardiner in Colston Hall

Developing dance project with BSO participation team and JSLN Dance company, Germany