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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 the call for scores can be found at:

https://colchesternewmusic.com/calls-for-scores/call-for-scores-piano-project-2018/

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Piano Project 2015 recordings released: solo works

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Dylan Christopher’s studio recordings of all solo pieces from the 2015 Piano Project are now available via this link, including works by Abraham Espinosa, Elspeth MandersIan Mitchell, Emily DolittleChris LambHenry Law, Tim Torry, Jenni Pinnock, Doug Thomas, Peter Thorne, Gary Randall, Yvonne Eccles, Gareth Price and Lucy Wickers. We hope to add recordings of the duets later in the year.

CNM concerts this week in Colchester

Join us this week for a bonus selection of new music events in Colchester:

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7:30pm on Wednesday 4th November at the Swinburne Hall, Colchester Institute, Sheepen Rd, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3LL; tickets £5 on the door or via the CMPA Box Office (01206 712 999; creativeartslive@colchester.ac.uk).

An evening of new music for aspirant pianists. Dylan Christopher and colleagues will be presenting a carefully selected programme of attractive and exciting new works for learners of ABRSM Grade 1-5 standard. The concert will be of particular interest to piano teachers, students, those with an interest in music education, and anyone who likes good piano music. Buy tickets here.

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Doors 7:30pm (starts 8pm), Thursday 5th November 2015, Colchester Arts Centre, Church St. Colchester CO1 1NF. Tickets £7/£6: Box Office 01206 500900 / colchesterartscentre.com.

New constructions for solo fretless electric guitar, plus explorations from avant-garde noise to funk-rock for fretless electic guitar, trumpet, percussion, effects and live electronics. Exploring the frontier between left-field jazz and contemporary art-music with Rich Perks (guitar), Andrew Hall (trumpet) and Tom Atherton (percussion). Buy tickets here.

Results of Piano Project 2015 call announced

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Piano Project 2015

We are delighted to announce the results of the Piano Project 2015 call for scores. Once again the call attracted many high quality entries; we wish to thank everyone who took the time to enter, and hope that we’ll hear from you again. The selected works are, alphabetically by composer:

Conversation III and Conversation IVYvonne Eccles
The ghostly gondola and When the sun setsAbraham Espinosa
Two seconds to midnightStephen Daltry
Lazing, Spinning and BecomingEmily Dolittle
Tango for piano duet – Melanie Green
The climb and Kooky BoogieChris Lamb
Watching butterfliesHenry Law
A Persian LullabyElspeth Manders
Prelude for pianoIan Mitchell
Quintango and Lament IJenni Pinnock
Rising fifth – Gareth Price
The Sans Souci WaltzGary Randall
4×3, Ballade and ShapesDoug Thomas
Whimsical WaltzPeter Thorne
Comedy ScherzoTim Torry
Etius SuiteLee Westwood
Wistful Waltz – Lucy Wickers

These pieces will be performed by Dylan Christopher, David Mitchell, Elspeth Manders and local piano students in a concert at 7:30pm on 4th November at the Swinburne Hall, Colchester Institute, Sheepen Rd, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3LL; tickets £5 on the door or via the CMPA Box Office (01206 712 999; creativeartslive@colchester.ac.uk).