MRF Young Composers' Scheme
Received from the parent of an MRF-awarded young composer, 2020
'...this year... thank you so much for all your efforts as the joy and excitement, as well as opportunities and challenges, MRF offers its young composers all add up to an experience not to be missed.'
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.