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A sister volume for upper-intermediate players, these arrangements are more complex, but use the same stylistic and technical breadth to stretch both instrument and player. If I Only Had A Brain and Canarios have featured on the Trinity Grade 5 syllabus. Click here to read a selection of customer reviews.
Part of the De Haske String Orchestra Series, this suite of four catchy, contrasting dances caters specifically for the technical requirements at Grade 2 level. Includes parts for Violin III, piano and optional percussion. Click here to watch Coconut Calypso in performance.
Asturias: Leyenda (Edition Peters)
This virtuosic, unaccompanied violin arrangement of Albeniz’s piece was written in collaboration with the renowned soloist Tasmin Little, OBE. Tasmin continues to perform the piece in the UK and internationally, including a number of live broadcasts on BBC Radio 3.
In addition to my teaching, I work as a freelance composer and arranger across a range of publishers. My work has been selected by various examination boards and broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
One of a series of three collections for student string quartet. Each volume contains a variety of pieces by today’s composers, which were especially commissioned to offer students fresh, contemporary repertoire. Book 2 is recommended for players of intermediate level.
Click here to hear the Tippett Quartet’s performance of U Rock.
Microjazz Expansions for Violin (Boosey & Hawkes) [pending]
Commissioned by Microjazz creator Christopher Norton, this collection adapts and reworks selected Microjazz piano classics for advanced violin students. These bespoke, fully-realised arrangements feature detailed pedagogical notes and audio tracks, allowing classically-trained students and teachers to approach contemporary popular styles with confidence.