Manger Musikklag: a new dawn

A new dawn begins in Manger Musikklag, one of Norway's oldest and most successful brass bands. I'm very privileged and honoured that they've chosen to appoint me as their new principal cornet, with several other major changes in place. This opportunity brings me to Bergen, an incredibly beautiful city with a strong cultural scene. Read … Continue reading Manger Musikklag: a new dawn


The Ryedale Festival opens today up in North Yorkshire. In anticipation of the appearance of my group 'æðelfrìth' next week on Friday 24th, this is a synopsis of an original piece that I have written. It is one of four new pieces that will get either a world or UK premiere in our programme. See this link for concert and ticket details.  … Continue reading Jórvíkekkoer

The p-Lur project – Part 3: Bending it like Brudevælte

It's been a while since my last post on this topic, and that is because progress has been a little slow, and writing about it has had to come second to getting it finished! However, it is now near enough done and being played in rehearsals for the premiere of my new piece for æðelfrìth: brass quintet, being … Continue reading The p-Lur project – Part 3: Bending it like Brudevælte