2019 Composers

David Power

Power’s initial interest was rock music but David Bowie’s ‘Berlin’ albums led him to more experimental music and he turned

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Steve Reich

Steve Reich’s music has been performed by major orchestras and ensembles around the world

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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Jan Steele

Jan Steele is a composer and jazz saxophonist. He studied at London and York Universities, he has written music for

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Nick Williams

Nick Williams studied music at York and Huddersfield universities. In 1982 he co-founded Soundpool, an organisation of York-based composers and

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James Williamson

Born in Selby, James developed an interest in composition when studying at the University of Huddersfield