June 2017‘Two Baptisms in Solway Firth‘ premiered by The Assembly Project at the St. Magnus International Festival, Orkney, Scotland.
The St Magnus Composers’ Course 2017 is an intense experience for composers in the magical and inspiring surroundings of the Orkney Islands and is directed by composers Alasdair Nicolson and Sally Beamish.
Working with professional musicians performing at St Magnus International Festival and writing a substantial work for The Assembly Project.
May 2017 A new piece written for the Marsyas Trio work-shopped and recorded as part of the inaugural Peter Reynolds Composer Studio at the Vale of Glamorgan Festival Composer’s Programme under the artistic direction of festival founder and composer, John Metcalf, and senior lecturer in composition at Cardiff University School of Music, Robert Fokkens.
April 2017 My choral work ‘The Trial’ has won 1st prize for choral composition at the 121st Feis Ceoil, 2017. Adjudicator: Raymond Deane, composer.
24th March 2017 Flax Trust guitar performance.
9th March 2017. Harty Room, Music Building, Queen’s University, Belfast, premiere of my latest guitar compositions.