Counties East Sussex • Greater London • Kent • Surrey • West Sussex
Born in 1968, this violinist showed an early interest in music and started composing when he was seven. As a teenager he studied with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Oliver Knussen and Judith Wier before taking degrees at the University of Sussex and the Royal Academy of Music.
Since graduating, he has written numerous scores for TV, radio and the theatre alongside developing a career performing E. European, Middle Eastern and Jewish folk music. His classical music bears witness to these interests, and to his award winning experiments in multimedia radio with producer Lance Dann.
As a violinist, clarinetist and bagpipe player he has performed in Israel, Poland, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands and Ireland, and gives regular recitals around S. E. England with pianist John Human and cellist Una Birtchnell. He has done recordings with, Junoreactor and Jambience, and is a regular member of Pressure Drop.
He has recorded five solo albums varying from Classical and World Music to avant garde multimedia, and two duo albums with singer and violinist Jason Dickinson