Finalist in Royal Over Seas League Composition Award 2020
Emma is delighted to be one of the six composers selected to progress to the finals of the ROSL Composition Award 2020 in association with London Sinfonietta. She will be workshopping a new short work for London Sinfonietta in November 2020.
Finalist in Caritas Chamber Choir International Emerging Composer Competition 2019
'Wild Water' for SATB Choir and Piano has been selected as one of the 6 finalists in the Caritas Chamber Choir International Emerging Composer Competition 2019. The work will be premiered by the choir on 13th July 2019 in the Colyer Fergusson Hall, Kent, UK in the competition final.
New Commissions for Choir and Organ Magazine and PLG Music Trust
Emma is currently working on a new choral work commissioned by Choir and Organ Magazine for St Andrews Voices Festival 2019. She is also working on a piece for alto saxophone and piano, commissioned by Park Lane Group for Jonathan Radford and Eleanor Kornas, which will be featured in the Southbank Centre SoundState Festival in January 2019.
New Work for London Sinfonietta
El Blanco Dia for solo clarinet, commissioned for London Sinfonietta's Sinfonietta Shorts series will be premiered on 16th May 2018 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London alongside works by Rebecca Saunders, Charlotte Bray and Unsuk Chin.
Next Wave 2 released today
The album Next Wave 2 is available to download from NMC recordings and features my work El Hilo del Tiempo.
US Premiere of Sisyphus Syndrome
Sisyphus Syndrome (for Clarinet and Percussion) will be featured in the UNK New Music Festival in Nebraska which takes place 9th -10th March 2018 at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA.
Next Wave 2 Available to Pre-order
My piece El Hilo del Tiempo for accordion, electronics and chamber ensemble features on the album Next Wave 2, which is now available to pre-order from NMC. The album will be released on 26th January 2018, followed by world premiere performances of all the album's featured woks at Sage Gateshead, UK on 27th January 2018.
WINNER OF PREMIO NUESTRA AMERICA 2017, MEXICO
My string quartet Tijax is the winner of Quarteto José White's annual composition prize Premio Nuestra America (Our America Prize), an annual international prize that the quartet created to promote new string quartet repertoire, funded by the Mexican National Fund for Culture and Arts (FONCA). As part of the prize, the piece will be performed next year in the International New Music Forum Manuel Enríquez in Mexico City aswell as in concerts during the quartet's tours in 2018. The score will also be kept in the archives of the New Music Forum and the National Fund for Culture and Arts.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra/St Andrews Music Centre Call for Scores Winner
I am pleased to announce that my work Aphrodite Anadyomene for clarinet, violin, cello and piano has been selected as the winner of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra/St Andrews Music Centre call for scores. It will be premiered on 15th November at the Byre Theatre, St Andrews, Scotland.
Mexican Premiere of 'Sisyphus Syndrome'
I am pleased to announce that Sisyphus Syndrome for Clarinet in Bb and Percussion has been selected for Foro Internacional de Música Nueva Manuel Enríquez and will be performed by Duplum Dúo in Mexico City on 14th October in the Palacio de Bellas Artes.
Australian Performances of 'APHRODITE URANIA/APHRODITE PANDEMOS'
The Muses Trio will give the Australian premiere of my piano trio Aphrodite Urania/Aphrodite Pandemos on 11th August 2017 at the Australian National University in Canberra as part of the Women In The Creative Arts Conference. A second performance will take place in Queensland on 30th August 2017 as part of the Horizon Festival of Arts.
SOUND AND MUSIC NEXT WAVE 2
I am pleased to announce that I have been selected to participate in Sound and Music's development programme for composers in higher education. I will be composing a piece for Royal Northern Sinfonia and Luke Carver Goss which will be premiered at the Sage Gateshead in January 2018. The work will also be released for international download on NMC recordings.
LSO Panufnik Composers' Scheme 2017
I am one of the six composers participating in the LSO's scheme for composers this year. I will compose a 3 minute work for the orchestra to be workshopped and performed at LSO St Luke's on 18th March 2018, conducted by Francois Xavier Roth and mentored by Colin Matthews.