I find that I need to be in the process of organising, listening to and editing music before my favourite ideas come to me. I like to build up a collection that I can work off over a period of time; putting some on the backburner and coming back to others that I maybe left for a while as they weren’t working.
“I’m a huge fan of salon concerts. I love the intimacy of being in a small space with 20-50 audience members, sharing something immediate and tangible.”
#MeetTheArtist interview with @newmusicker Adam Marks #pianist
The great thing about being a composer in the 21st century is that we no longer need to be the least bit affected by anyone’s arbitrary rules about what’s considered acceptable or not in concert music
My music has taken me on a journey around the world. I’ve met people and seen places that would have been impossible if it weren’t for music. Thank you music! For me that’s success.
I am always seeking to develop my musical language. I hope it is flexible enough to adapt to a wide variety of circumstances.
Be real. Either be totally yourself, or enter so fully into the performance that you become the performance.