2018 composers

Michael Parkin

  Michael Parkin studied composition with William Mathias at the UCNW, Bangor. His work has been broadcast and widely performed

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Hayley Jenkins

Hayley Jenkins is a composer, lecturer, researcher and conductor based in the North East of England.  Hayley is currently a

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Angela Slater

Angela Elizabeth Slater is a UK-based composer. She is also the founder and artistic director of the Illuminate – shining a

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Jia Chai

Jia Chai (1987, Wuhan, China) is a composer and pianist. She received BA music degree from the Wuhan Conservatory of

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James Whittle

James Whittle is a composer-performer who devises collaboratively. His work blends music, theatre and movement – often with a satirical

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James Cave

James Cave is a York-based composer and musician.  In 2015 he was Composer-in-Residence at the Banff Centre, and participated in the

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Desmond Clarke

Desmond Clarke (b. 1989) is a composer and oboist based in the north of England. His music has been performed

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Thomas Simaku

Multi award–winning composer Thomas Simaku (b.1958) gained a PhD in Composition from University of York (1996) where he studied with David

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David Power

David Power was born in London in 1962. His initial interest was rock music but David Bowie’s ‘Berlin’ albums led

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Nicola LeFanu

Nicola LeFanu has composed around one hundred works for a variety of mediums. Her music is published by Edition Peters

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