Leo Geyer, composer

For me, success is performing. There’s nothing I love more than conducting my own music, sharing it with both the musicians and the public. It’s an huge honour to be able to do this and I am grateful for every opportunity.

Shirley J Thompson, composer

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? I have always composed music for fun, starting at school where I wrote short pieces for friends (yes, we the ‘A’ Level Music nerds) to perform. I continued writing for fun while studying for my first degree in musicology at…