This included the renowned LSO Discovery Panufnik Composers Scheme, after which I was commissioned to write an orchestral work for the London Symphony Orchestra as part of their 2019/2020 concert season.
In 2017 I became a signed PARMA Recordings Artist. My debut album of music, Electric Scent was released under the Ravello Records label in November 2019.
What are you doing at the moment?
Please have a look at the events page for my latest projects.
Why music? Why be a composer and performer?
My interest in music was self-cultivated from an early age and expressed itself in different ways. I play several instruments and I used to take part in different choirs and ensembles in London. In some ways performing and composing have become interconnected for me: I often play my own music and create pieces through my improvisations on different instruments. Through my saxophone playing, I developed an interest in sound transformation using effect pedals and loopstations, from that I started to compose electroacoustic music, which has become something I really enjoy doing.
How would you describe your music?
I would say it ties closely to my performing background - I often start a piece by thinking about the performance narrative, its potential dramatic effect. It inspired me to say use sounds from found objects combined with instruments and create a performance choreography within a piece. I see my music as a curiosity cabinet, embracing different styles and subject matters.