A song I wrote In 2010 for my friends from the Landreth family in Owaka in Otago in New Zealand who were hosting a reunion of the descendants of Robert Landreth, a stonemason from The Borders region of southern Scotland, who travelled to New Zealand in 1850.
A school song for a Catholic Primary School’ 60th birthday.
A Northumberland song composed for three local primary schools with verse on the river, the castle and the ocean.
I was asked to compose a song for Hen Harrier Day Online in August 2020. I completed the task in April 2020 during the Covid 19 lockdown period with the hep of The Bridge Singers, who have recorded the song remotely in their own homes and sent their tracks to me for editing. Hopefully other […]
A catalogues of arrangements for choir and recorder ensemble of Robert Burns songs as performed by The Bridge Singers at their Burns Night Celebration on January 25th 2018.
The Brief: Compose a song for The Bridge Singers to be performed at their “Magical Glass” concert in June 2017. The topic of the song to relate to a window in St. Michael’s Church, Felton (the venue for the concert) which is in need of repair. The Window: It’s at the back of the church […]
Three stories about maintaining friendships and a chanty song make up this collection of resources for teachers which primarily were aimed at Year 3 students in Yorkshire.
A rollicking, quirky song about red telephone boxes composed for Alison Rushby and The Bridge Singers of Northumberland for their “Bridges, Rivers And Other Village Friends” recital in May 2016.
During February 2016, I will be composing a new song for The Bridge Singers, our new choir based in Felton and Thirston in Northumberland. It will be inspired by this plaque on a house near the bridge. Follow its progress here!
Composing a song for some Year 6 pupils as they prepare to leave the primary school part of their lives and move on.