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Blog: Competitions

Is our ending your beginning?

It's not too early in the school year to be thinking about your students performing an original, comical, marvellous musical production.

Rivers to the Sea

In 2010 I was approached by Esa-Pekka Salonen to write a work for the Philharmonia's 2012 season. This came as a great surprise, and I leapt at the opportunity of writing for this renowned orchestra and conductor.

Get writing!

Like everyone here at the ISM, I’m a passionate advocate for new music. We decided to create the ISM Composers Competition 2013 as a platform to help the amazing work done by music educators across the UK to continue to flourish into the thriving professional music scene that we all enjoy.