Sound and Music New Voices 2014 Scores available through Composers Edition

Sound and Music New Voices 2014

Sarah has been announced as one of Sound and Music’s New Voices composers. The New Voices composers have each been composers-in-residence through one of Sound and Music’s schemes, and Sarah is part of this through the Portfolio scheme in which she was composer-in-residence with juice vocal ensemble in 2013.

Scores available through Composers Edition

Sarah’s vocal, choral and chamber music is now available to purchase via Composer’s Edition, both in print and download form. More works will be added for purchase soon.

“An austere work that utilised the Cathedral acoustic to fine effect with its broken motifs and murmured ciphers.” (Iwan Fox, review of ‘Those Echoes Around’, 2011)

Jerwood Opera Writing Programme 2014-15

Sarah has been invited to participate in Aldeburgh’s programme focusing on equipping composers, librettists and directors with the skills to write and stage an opera.  The course takes place over a year, and a wide range of composers, librettists, dramaturgs, directors, singing experts and opera industry professionals will come and give seminars on their own subjects.

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Royal Philharmonic Society / IdeasTap Sound:Vision

Sarah has been awarded a commission from the Royal Philharmonic Society and IdeasTap through their Sound:Vision project to collaborate with filmmaker Christopher Ludderodt-Quarcoo to produce a film based on her work Shadow Play, which will be premiered in London in Autumn 2014.

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European Network of Opera Academies Artist 2013/14

Sarah is currently composing a piece, Dim Light, Bright White, for Silbersee (ex vocaallab), as part of a year-long project with LOD Theatre, Ghent, run by European Network of Opera Academies.  The course will culminate in December 2014 with a performance in Ghent.

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Sinfonia Newydd Music Creator 2014-15

Sarah is one of four composers commissioned by Sinfonia Newydd to write a piece for string quartet and live electronics.  Spezzati explores the aural architecture of different spaces, and will be premiered in Spring 2015 in venues around Cardiff.

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