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I am currently based in York where I am undertaking a PhD in Composition on devising and notating collaborative music-theatre works.

Collaboration is significant to my process. I devise performances with musicians and artists, treating each piece as a performative event of theatre in its own right. My role can involve composing, arranging, performing, facilitating, directing, or often a combination.

I have enjoyed composing a wide range of pieces suitable for advanced and professional players; for primary and secondary schoolchildren; for solo instruments, through to orchestral works; site-specific works; scores for radio and theatre.

James conducting a rehearsal

My works are self-published; scores/parts for perusal, purchase or performance are available on request.

I am always happy to hear from anyone looking to discuss music, collaborate on projects, or know more of what I do: feel free to get in touch.

You can hear my music on my Soundcloud page, watch videos on my YouTube channel, and follow me on Twitter.

I hope to hear from you soon,

James

 

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