Monthly Archives: September 2012

Double prize winner

Alan has just achieved the distinction of winning first and second prizes in Recital Music’s 2012 Christmas Carol Competition.  Ring out wild bells was awarded first prize and I sing of a maiden won second prize.  Dr Christopher Maxim, a member of the judging panel, said: “Two pieces really stood out as the best. They […]

World premiere at Wells Cathedral

On 1st August, the Rivelin Singers, conducted by Fraser Wilson, gave the first ever performance of Alan’s piece O nata lux for unaccompanied voices.  To hear this amazing choir’s performance in the beautiful acoustic of Wells Cathedral, click here to listen to an MP3 recording.  The piece is published by Cantabile Music.  You can view […]

New folksong Arrangement

Alan has just completed a new arrangement of the American folksong Shenandoah which was commissioned by Julian Jensen, the Director of Music at Millfield School, Somerset.  The choir will perform the piece as part of a competition in October.  You can explore Alan’s other choral arrangements of folksongs by following this link.  If you would […]