Kevin Leomo is a Glasgow-based composer who writes primarily for acoustic instrumental forces. He graduated with an MMus in composition from the University of Glasgow under the supervision of Professor Bill Sweeney and Dr. Jane Stanley. Kevin is currently undertaking doctoral studies with Jane Stanley, focussing on cross-cultural composition.
Kevin Leomo is a Glasgow-based composer who who writes primarily for acoustic instrumental forces. His works have been performed by Psappha Ensemble, Ensemble Okeanos, Oregon Composers’ Symposium Guest Artists, Ensemble Móbile, TaiHei Ensemble, and Glasgow New Music Expedition.
Kevin graduated from the University of Glasgow with an MMus in composition by research, completed under the supervision of Professor Bill Sweeney and Dr. Jane Stanley. Kevin is now undertaking doctoral studies with Jane Stanley, with his research investigating aspects of cross- cultural composition. Kevin is a graduate teaching assistant for the course Composition in the Classroom.
Kevin has attended conferences and courses including Sound Thought, Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium with James MacMillan, British Forum for Ehtnomuiscology and Royal Musical Association joint Research Students’ Conference, CoMA Composition Course with Alasdair Nicolson, and Psappha Ensemble Composing for Flute Scheme.
In addition to composition, Kevin is interested in music education and has participated in projects at both primary and secondary school level. During his master’s, Kevin worked closely with his supervisor to implement a composition mentoring scheme which involved students from Glasgow secondary schools who were provided tuition on a regular basis.
Kevin is also passionate about the promotion of postgraduate practice and research in music. Since 2015, he has been involved with Sound Thought, an annual postgraduate-run conference and festival of music and sound research, composition, and performance. In 2016, Kevin facilitated the premiere of four new works by Glasgow New Music Expedition. Kevin was committee chair for Sound Thought 2017 and oversaw the tenth anniversary of Sound Thought.
With support from Michael McMillan.
A group of top-ranking players with a wealth of world-wide experience play the Boccherini and Schubert Quintets in C major, a Terzetto by Dvorak and a new piece by Sally Beamish. Together since 1978, this group is heard frequently on Radio 3 and Classic fM.
Dogstar Theatre Company presents
THE TAILOR OF INVERNESS
Krawiec z Invernessu
Written & performed by Matthew Zajac
With Jonny Hardie/Gavin Marwick on violin
Directed by Ben Harrison
Designed by Ali Maclaurin
Musical direction by Jonny Hardie & Gavin Marwick
Matthew Zajac’s international hit show about his Polish father goes on its 6th Scottish tour.
The Tailor of Inverness has entranced over 36,000 people, playing in a huge variety of venues from prestigious theatres in cities which include New York, Adelaide, Kiev, Malmo and Berlin to tiny village halls. This is a rare chance to see this unforgettable and moving story of displacement and survival in war-torn Europe, a powerful allegory for all victims of war.
Winner of a Scotsman Fringe First, the Stage Best Solo Performer Award at the Edinburgh Fringe and the 2009 Best Actor Award from the Scottish Critics.
New Waves: ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM / FATS WALLER
Arranged, orchestrated and conducted by Bill Dobbins featuring Tommy Smith, Irini Arabatzi, Mario Caribe & Brian Kellock
The guitar duo of André Krengel & Roland Krause combines a rousing mixture of different musical genres: melodies and grooves from the worlds of jazz, swing, Flamenco, blues, pop & funk and Latin America, their compositions blending into a harmonious whole. With boisterous energy and passion André and Roland perform their repertoire, comprising original compositions as well as surprising adaptations of many well-known pieces.
A selection of movements exploring the historical and modern roles of faith in music, including work by Rory Boyle and Haydn’s Seven Last Words. Our Classical Rush Hour series tickets all include a drink – arrive at the bar from 5pm, get a drink and take your seat for an hour of the best classical music.