A brand new very catchy and modern setting of this well known Christmas Carol lyric for piano and either solo or many voices is now published and available for digital download here: http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/while-shepherds-watched-digital-sheet-music/20000230 It is easy to sing and play at all levels and the lovely melody is guaranteed to be requested over and over […]
Really pleased to have got a distinction in ABRSM grade 5 theory! This is my first ever ‘official’ music exam done and is a stepping stone to higher level (grade 6 and hopefully beyond) violin exams!
Sheetmusicplus has published a number of my new works recently online! (available for instant download): “Valse Melancolique” and “Tango JoJo” (for string quartet or string chamber orchestra), “Lute-Song Lullaby” (an easy-to-sing Christmas Carol) and “One Equal music” an Anthem based on the words on John Donne; both of these are for SATB choir. They are […]
The Alfredson Brass Quintet will be performing my Tango from “Three Character pieces for Brass Quintet” at All Saints, Lime Walk, Headington, Oxford on Friday 12th July. They are a great band and well worth hearing!
Yesterday (14th Jan) I received news that my score to Tortoise in Love has won the best original score at the 2013 Idyllwild Cinemafest in California. I’m very excited and obviously extremely happy to receive this award! Find out more about the festival, listen to more music, and if you like, get in touch!
I performed a programme of piano solos to entertain hundreds of diners for two hours at Wolfson College Oxford’s Winter Party – with an Italian Masked Ball theme. I included a range of jazz styles as well as carefully chosen works by Puccini, Mendelssohn as well as Venetian gondola songs.
at St Nicholas Church, Abingdon, Oxfordshire by the Alfredson Brass Quintet, as part of the 2012 Abbey Chamber Concert Series
20th September 2012 on sale on Amazon and iTunes, and for download
My four-part “a capella” choral setting of the famous John Donne text (One Equal Music) was premiered yesterday at Great St. Mary’s Church Cambridge by the Choir of Jesus College Cambridge, conducted by Mark Williams as part of a memorial service for my father, Sir Alan Cottrell, a former master of the college. You can […]
A convoy of coaches, a tractor and eight hundred villagers from Kingston Bagpuize made their way to London to see the premiere of Tortoise In Love. Well done Guy Browning for getting the film premiered at the Odeon Leicester Square! It looked and sounded great!