News, news, news!!!
Award scheme 2023 for young composers
Are you 14 - 17, and more than a little interested in composition?
SAVE the DATE!!
MRF Annual Festival
Sunday April 23rd 2023, St Lawrence Church, Alton,
featuring: The Death of Colonel Boles, cantata by Martin Read,
with cellist: Joseph Spooner.
Joseph will also feature as performer-in residence for the award-holders' MRF commissions.
Endorsements for MRF:
From Judith Weir's blog-post, on MRF...'
'...MRF resourcefully supports school and college age composers with live workshops and performances.'
'MRF is unique within the UK’
Howard Skempton, patron
Alan Bullard, composer...
'Well done for encouraging those young musicians as they take their next steps into the musical world - you are doing a fantastic job.'
Royal Academy of Music - composition
MRF has been a massive help in getting me to where I am today and I will always be so grateful for all of the support I’ve received. I’m so excited!
Samby Anderson, award-holder...
'Thank you so much for organising it and allowing me to be a part of it. I loved writing the piece and hearing it performed and really really enjoyed everyone else's works and hearing them talk about the process behind them.'
Jakki Faye, parent...
'Thank you so much for what you do,
it really does change young lives!'