Piano Project 2018: An afternoon of new music

Piano Project 2018 is the third Piano Project event run by Dylan Christopher and Colchester New Music. For each event, composers have been invited to submit scores for aspirant pianists – between the levels of grade 1 and grade 5, and no longer than 5 minutes in length – to be considered for the project.Continue reading “Piano Project 2018: An afternoon of new music”

Announcing the Piano Project 2018 shortlisted works

We can now announce the shortlist of pieces for CNM’s Piano Project 2018, presented in collaboration with EPTA. These pieces, written by contemporary composers for learner pianists of ABRSM grade 1-5 standard, form the list from which students and teachers will select works for the final concert in Chelmsford in summer 2018. The shortlisted worksContinue reading “Announcing the Piano Project 2018 shortlisted works”

Writing for everyone

This article is the second of two from Dylan Christopher, Colchester based pianist and composer who is running the Piano Project 2018 project in association with Colchester New Music. Read Dylan’s first article – Playing the new stuff! – here. __ When music is written for virtuoso performers, there are generally no limits.  Anything canContinue reading “Writing for everyone”

Playing the new stuff!

This article is the first of two from Dylan Christopher, Colchester based pianist and composer who is running the Piano Project 2018 project in association with Colchester New Music. — My love of music was fostered from a young age.  I do not come from a musical family; I was, and remain today the onlyContinue reading “Playing the new stuff!”

CNM calls for scores: Piano Project 2018

CNM and Dylan Christopher are pleased to announce the launch of Piano Project 2018 in collaboration with EPTA-UK; a call for scores for works aimed at aspirant pianists of ABRSM grade 1-5 standard. The selected pieces will be performed by students of EPTA-UK teachers in a collaborative concert in June 2018. Full information on theContinue reading “CNM calls for scores: Piano Project 2018”