MRF Young Composers' Scheme
2021 workshops for young composers, featured:
Sam Bullard - saxophones, Ben Corrigan - electronics, Judith Weir, CBE.
Sam, who worked with Martin Read at Alton College, says:
I think about Martin and his influence often, and this is something I would love to be involved in.
MRF alumni were showcased by
the London contemporary music concert series, November '18.
Grateful thanks to
performers: Chris Goodman, clarinet &
Jonathan Beatty, piano;
composers: Ellen Drewe, Sam Carr, Freddie Hodkin, Catherine Upfold, Owen Russell & Oren Hirtenstein with Simon Speare (composer mentor)
and Howard Skempton (patron);
Patron Judith Weir for providing her introduction
and to Borough New Music for hosting.
The 2019 Young Composers' Scheme
Spring term '19:
Joe Parks, percussion and Daniel Swani, recorders & flute gave the premieres of the finished commissions by
Jack, Scottie and Pernille at MRF Fesival, Alton. The concert followed by an inspiring composer-performer workshop, masterclass-style, with Howard Skempton...
MRF alumni and mentor talk to camera:
MRF provides support for aspiring young composers:
commissioning, expert tuition and workshops,
performance and recording opportunities.