Vancouver Symphony Orchestra reads student’s Sibelius score

Young composer Jared Richardson was profiled this past weekend in the Times Colonist newspaper in Canada. Having only started composing a couple of years ago, this 17-year-old high school student has had a piece read by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at a free public performance this past Monday. The piece, Riders of the West, was […]

Celebrating young musicians at the Schools Prom

Last night I had the privilege of attending the first of this year’s three Music For Youth Schools Prom concerts. Every November, more than 3,000 young musicians from schools around the United Kingdom come together to put on a series of three concerts showcasing the remarkable breadth and depth of music making that goes on […]