Alexander Blustin

Alexander Blustin composes mostly vocal and keyboard music. Having initially trained as a physicist, Blustin turned his focus to musical activities after several years working in astrophysical research, science operations and instrumentation projects. From 2012-2019 he was Administrator of Colchester New Music, organising calls for scores and concerts. He is currently involved with a range of musical projects including Colchester’s Moot Hall Organ and the Cambridge-based Erasmus Chamber Choir and Ensemble.

Works include:

A little Syracuse prelude (2018), toy piano, selected for the Toy Piano 100 Project 2019.

Mass II (2018), SSATB. Premiere: London Festival of Contemporary Church Music, dir. Lottie Bagnall, St Magnus-the-Martyr, London, 2019

Idle thoughts of owls (2017), two harpsichords or clavichords. Premiere: Pimlott Foundation, Colchester by the Knights-Tidhar Duo, 2018.

The children on the lawn (2014), two harpsichords, premiere: Robinson College, Cambridge by the Knights-Tidhar Duo, 2015

Mass I (2014), SATB (Kyrie-Gloria-Sanctus-Agnus Dei). Premiere: London Festival of Contemporary Church Music, dir. Christopher Batchelor, St Pancras Church, London, 2014