Having (almost) made it through to the end of a rather packed academic year, I am looking forward to a number of activities over the next few months.
This week at the RCS contains our graduation ceremonies (on Thursday 4th July) - where I will be congratulating all of our graduating BMus/MMus composers - as well as our first ever Fair Access Composition Summer Course, working with 9 young composers, along with some of our student performers, to discuss/hear some of their music and lead some techniques classes.
I also have some rehearsals with community theatre groups, working towards a performance at Paisley's Sma' Shot Day on Saturday, 6th of July.
For the rest of the summer, I will be working on a number of projects, including a new version of a piece for contrabass flute and flute ensemble (for the fabulous Carla Rees), and some more music for wind quintet, for recording/performance later in the year.
But first, a much-needed (and hopefully well-deserved) holiday.; happy summer everyone...