The story of a song I wrote for some Fairtrade composing workshops. It summarizes four Fairtrade stories from around the world.
A lullaby composed for The Bridge Singers (SATB choir) of Felton and Thirston in Northumberland. It is inspired by the stature of Elizabeth Dacre Howard at Lanercost Priory in Cumbria, who died in 1883 at the age of four months.
It’s a story of collaboration as well as continuing to indulge my passion for the poetry of Robert Burns.
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.
April will be the month I finish off the composing of my new piece for The Bridge Singers: The Quiet Window. For the first part of the month at least I will fill you in on progress made.
The story of the song The Felton Sycamores in the form of a radio documentary, with notes and photos!
It’s a song about glass: industry, art, usage, history, beauty. It’s also a bit of a drinking song!
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.
It’s a song about making new friends, and all the activities we did as part of our Community Cohesion Days with Year 3 students at Wakefield Cathedral in 2016.