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Late Autumn Update

So, Dedham Vale is now available from this website.

It is ready to download as a PDF file. Please play it and spread the word.


Also, I have just finished a book of 6 setting of traditional Christmas Carols entitiled

The St Osyth Carol Book

they are also available as a PDF- follow the link below.

They are scored for a mixture of Soprano Alto Men or just S A. and piano or organ.

please do use them!


I hope to see you at an event soon.


Autumn 2016 Update

I thought It was about time for an update; A busy summer involved coaching on NCO Main Orchestra at Rossall School in Lancashire, with a fantastic final concert in Preston Guildhall.

This was followed by my own Wind Chamber Music Course in Longcommon, Surrey, where we had two concerts and a resident string quartet for two days, coached by Hilary Sturt, and a great masterclass with Chris Richards from the LSO. We had 17 clarinettists on the course, all generously hosted by the Melville family.

Also I have just finished a fantastic run of first performances with [UNIT] with Bill Vine and Dan Tombs in the Old Shoe Factory in Norwich. do visit  to find out more about this great project. also here is a video trailer.        click here for unit trailer

So, to the events coming up you can take part in:

City Lit Orchestra Workshop Sept 13-14th Beethoven 3rd Piano Concerto, Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture and Delius On hearing First Cuckoo in spring.

Dec 9th -11th Benslow Music –  Quintessential Clarinets, A clarinet and piano course.

Dec 12th City Lit Clarinet Choir- a one off evening course of clarinet ensemble music-lots of fun!

Dec 13th-14th City Lit Orchestra -Weber 2nd Clarinet Concerto, Beethoven Prometheus Overture and Holst 2 Songs.

Jan 6th-8th Benslow Music Clarinet Fest, Clarinet ensemble course.

Jan 31st – 2nd Feb, Benslow Intermediate Orchestra

March 13th,Watershed Studio – first of my one day clarinet courses, with a great cooked lunch included. more details on

two other dates at Watershed 10th July 2017, 13th Nov 2017


Performances coming up:

9th Oct – Trio Concert, St Osyth Church,

Felicity Vine and Anthony Bailey -Clarinets, with Ian Ray – Piano

Dec 4th East Anglian Single Reed Choir Winter Concert, St Osyth Church.

Jan 17th  [Unit] Performs in Colchester Arts Centre


Thanks for reading!

Summer News

I am excited to announce that I have finished my new work commissioned by Andrew Hunt for Bass clarinet and Piano, Dedham Vale. This will have its official launch next year at a concert played by Sarah Watts. Watch this space.

I have also have lots of performances with UNIT coming up this month, do check out for more information.

Spring 2016 News

I am pleased to say that all of my compositions (including my soon to be published new work for Bass clarinet and Piano) are available to buy through this website.

Have a look at the list of works and see if anything takes your fancy. all chamber and solo works are only £10 plus postage.

My Orchestral and larger scale works are also available to buy, but better to ask me about those individually if you are interested.


Next recitals – May 4th, 1pm, Lion Walk Church, Colchester.

Programme to include Beethoven Clarinet Trio and Bartok 44 Duos in a new arrangement for Two clarinets.

plus October 9th,  6pm, St Osyth Church Concert Series, programme as above.


January Update

Happy new year everyone!

Here are some new events to tell you about for 2016.

Firstly, February 8th – 11th Benslow Music.

Intermediate Orchestra – I will be conducting Weber Clarinet Concerto No.1, Haydn Symphony no.104 and Faure’s Pavanne. places still available for string players. see


City Lit Orchestra 7th – 8th April – I will be conducting Beethoven Symphony no.8 and Ah Perfido. see for more information.


City Lit Clarinet Choir 6th April 6.30-9.30. A one off clarinet choir session open to anyone. at city lit,  Keeley Street, Covent Garden. see for more information.


May 9th- 13th Benslow Quintessential Clarinets. I will be coaching clarinettists on solo clarinet and piano repertoire. for more.


May 28th-29th Clarinet Playing Weekend, Watershed studio, St Osyth, Essex. come and play in a clarinet ensemble in lovely surroundings and ending with an informal 4pm concert on Sunday 29th. contact Anthony on 07930 410740 or for more information.


I am also excited to have been commissioned to write a new work for Bass Clarinet and Piano by Andrew Hunt. The new work will be ready later in the year.


News Update Sept 2015

It has been a busy summer on many summer courses. including a very successful Wind Chamber music course at Longcommon, for which I owe huge thanks to the Melville Family for hosting, Anna Hashimoto for an inspiring masterclass and Daniel King Smith for his always sensitive piano playing. (I will next be working with Dan on 25th November  in our recital at the Wiltshire Music Centre – see post below.)

After that I had a wonderful week with the National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain, coaching on their under 11s course at Port Regis School in Dorset.

I am now deep in preparation for the Roman River Festival. This year I am running an exciting education project based on the Lark Ascending, culminating in an orchestrated performance at the festival finale on Sunday 4th October.

On Sept 14-15th I will be conducting Beethoven Symphony No.5 and Weber Clarinet Concerto no.1 with Melissa Youngs as Soloist at the City Lit Orchestral Workshop



News update july 2015

I am very excited to announce that I am the first Young Artist in Residence at the Wiltshire Music Centre, for their 2015-16 Season. My first recital will be a lovely programme of Mozart, Bailey and Poulenc with Daniel King-Smith -Piano and Emma Richards -Viola on November 25th at 1pm.

I will also be collaborating on a work with Joss Arnott Dance which we will be performing with young dancers from the Swindon area on 21st November.

Also, my Summer Course at Longcommon is now full! We are looking forward to welcoming Anna Hashimoto as Visiting Artist and Daniel King-Smith as course pianist.