Composers-in-Residence Conference

A conference for composers and music teachers (sponsored by Music Teacher magazine)

Bedford School, Wednesday 22 May 2002

10.00 am
Coffee, registration and introduction

10.45 am
The Composer-in-Residence (1)
The view of the director of music

Andrew Morris, Director of Music at Bedford School
Robin Wells, Director of Music at Charterhouse

11.30 am
The Composer-in-Residence (2)
The view of the composer-in-residence

Alan Charlton, Composer-in-Residence at Bedford School
(sponsored by The Maingot Charitable Trust)

12.15 pm
The long term value of composer-in-residence schemes

Professor Paul Patterson, Composer-in Residence, National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and formally of South East Arts, The King's School, Canterbury, and Bedford School

1.00 pm
Lunch
and exhibitions of music and recordings designed for young people

2.25 pm
Short concert
of recently commissioned works by Bedford School followed by a workshop of one work with composer, performers and teacher

3.15 pm
The value to a composer's development

a look at how a residency can facilitate the progression from student to professional composer
Dr Robert Saxton, Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford

4.30 pm
Composition Projects (1)

a review of the Schubert Ensemble's scheme Chamber Music 2000
William Howard, a member of the Schubert Ensemble

5.00 pm
Composition Projects (2)

a review of spnm's Composing for Kids (C4K) scheme

5.30 pm
Discussion

led by the speakers and chaired by Dr Lucien Jenkins, Editor of The Music Teacher

6.15 pm
Drinks followed by Conference Dinner

APPLICATIONS
Applications are welcome from composers, directors of music, teachers of music and any other interested parties who are involved in this work, wish to be involved in this work or who have any interest in the work of composers working with young people.

The cost for each delegate is 60.00 (including lunch and dinner) or 40.00 (including lunch only).

For an application form please contact:
Andrew Morris, Director of Music, Bedford School, De Parys Avenue, Bedford MK40. Closing date for applications: Friday 10th May 2002

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