little one (2019) for solo marimba
upcoming recording as part of the Vale of Glamorgan Festival Peter Reynolds Composition Studio May 2019
little one was inspired by an elephant shaped coffee table my parents brought to the UK from Zimbabwe. Based on transcriptions from The Elephant Listening Projects of a lost elephant calling to her calf the piece explores the various cries and responses both elephants create having lost and then found each other.
rainfall (2018) for solo flute
premiered at Stromness Town Hall, Orkney June 14th 2018
rainfall was written for Gemma McGregor and is based on transcriptions of small raindrops recorded underwater by the NASA Earth Observatory. The music builds from a single raindrop and eventually builds into a torrential downpour.
a note from the blue (2018) for solo piano
premiered at St Luke's Church, Brighton April 20th 2018
a note from the blue was written for Illuminate Women's Music and was generously supported by Ambache Charitable Trust, Hinrichsen Foundation and GEMMA Classical Music Trust.
the butterfly effect (2018) for solo violin
premiered at Goldsmiths University Great Hall, London March 8th 2018; performances at St Michael's Church, Oxford March 9th 2018; St Mary's Church, Stafford March 10th 2018; St George's Church, Birmingham March 10th 2018; Cardiff University Concert Hall March 11th 2018; Borough New Music Festival October 16th 2018
the butterfly effect was written for Illuminate Women's Music and was generously supported by Ambache Charitable Trust, Hinrichsen Foundation and GEMMA Classical Music Trust.
gravity (2017) for solo percussion
premiered by Joby Burgess as part of Cheltenham Music Festival Composer Academy 2017 at Chapel Arts, Cheltenham July 13th 2017
london premiere by Matt Frost at Guildhall School of Music and Drama May 30th 2019
gravity was written for Joby Burgess as part of the Cheltenham Music Festival Composer Academy 2017. It is based on transcriptions from satellites and sounds from the International Space Station and was inspired by the growing problem of space junk surrounding Earth.