Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? I was brought up in a musical family. Although my
I would certainly say that a rhythmic drive features heavily in most of my work. Being almost post-minimalistic with a constantly shifting harmonic centre, I think a lot about ‘implied melodies’ where I take the function of a melody, but rather than a ‘melody’ as we think of it in old fashioned terms – I enjoy creating these ‘implied melodies’ out of harmonic ideas.
Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? My career in music came first: as a harpsichordist and
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? Fazil Say and Cyprien Katsaris have encouraged and urged me to compose and also
Compositions happen in small bits, over time and you react to things in rehearsals. So, for me it’s about having an open-minded approach and a flexible mindset.
I need to connect my inner ear to an imaginative sound world. I don’t know where it comes from, I first just need to allow this connection to happen. Once it finds me, the process of deciphering it begins and I just need to allow the music to lead me through the creative journey.