Tom David Wilson was born in Manchester in 1957. In the 1970’s he was a student at the Birmingham Conservatoire where he studied composition with Andrew Downs. In the 1980’s he was a student at Goldsmiths College, London University where he spent five years studying composition with Melanie Dakin and Edward Gregson. For ten years he was Head of Woodwind and Tutor for Academic Music at Uppingham School in Rutland but since 1989 he has lived in Glasgow where he teaches composition at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and at St. Mary?s Music School in Edinburgh.

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@ Scottish Music Centre
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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The Night With… announces its second call for scores for emerging composers for works for Juice Vocal Ensemble  to be performed at The Night With…  Juice Vocal Ensemble, 13th and 14th November in the Hug and Pint (Glasgow) and the Fruitmarket (Edinburgh). The programme will include music by Claire McCue and Mica Levi.

From the initial submissions up to five works will be chosen for a workshop with Juice 13th November in Glasgow.

One of the five works will be chosen to feature in The Night With… concerts on 13th and 14thNovember 2018. This call for scores is as much about finding and developing interesting new music and composers as finding a new work that will fit within the programme.

The workshop will be open to the public and free to attend.

The Night With . . . Workshop @ Scottish Music Centre, City Halls
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Night With . . . Workshop @ Scottish Music Centre, City Halls | Scotland | United Kingdom

Workshop in SMC, 13th November 2018

Concerts 13th and 14th November 2018

From the initial submissions up to five works will be chosen for a workshop with Juice, 13th November in Glasgow. One of the five works will be chosen to feature in The Night With… concerts on 13th and 14thNovember 2018. The programme will include music by Claire McCue and Mica Levi.

It is intended that the workshop will be documented through recording and photography/film. This is so that the composers involved will have a read-through recording and/or video of their work for their own non-commercial use (e.g. Soundcloud).

The workshop is open to the public and free to attend.

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The Night With is a new concert series set up by composer Matthew Whiteside (www.matthewwhiteside.co.uk)  to perform interesting music in a relaxed environment. The intention is to develop it into a monthly concert series running for six months of the year to include new commissions performed by the highest quality players both Scottish and international and promoting music from all eras but with a bias toward contemporary.

www.thenightwith.co.uk

Juice are at the forefront of the UK’s experimental/classical scene, performing new vocal music which draws on classical, world music, jazz, folk, pop, improvisation and theatre. They have featured on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM. They have performed at London’s Wigmore Hall and the South Bank, King’s Place and the Roundhouse. In 2011, they made their US debut with concerts in New York and at the famed SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. In 2007, they were the first UK prize winners in the history of the internationally-renowned Tampere Vocal Festival. International performances include concerts in Denmark, Germany, France, Italy, Finland and the U.S.

juice regularly commission and premiere new works: recent projects have included performing Hannah Kendall’s new opera, ‘The Knife of Dawn’ at The Roundhouse; premiering a new work by Catherine Carter about the female welders of London’s bridges, under the river Thames in the Bascule Chambers of Tower Bridge; singing about the legalities of copyright in a Radio 4 programme hosted by poet Ian McMillan; performing in one of Radio 3’s experimental live broadcasts, ‘Open Ear’; and celebrating Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary by premiering new works with community choirs in Cambridge and Surrey directed by composer Stef Conner.

juice are Anna Snow (soprano), Sarah Dacey (soprano) and Kerry Andrew (alto).

http://juicevocalensemble.net

The Night With…  Call for Scores is supported by The National Lottery through Creative Scotland Open Project Funding.

Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here.  We enable people and organisations to work in and experience the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland by helping others to develop great ideas and bring them to life.  We distribute funding provided by the Scottish Government and the National Lottery. For further information about Creative Scotland please visit www.creativescotland.com.  Follow us @creativescots and www.facebook.com/CreativeScotland

The Night With Open Workshop @ Scottish Music Centre
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Night With… announces its second call for scores for emerging composers for works for Juice Vocal Ensemble to be performed at The Night With… Juice Vocal Ensemble, 13th and 14th November in the Hug and Pint (Glasgow) and the Fruitmarket (Edinburgh). The programme will include music by Claire McCue and Mica Levi.

From the initial open call for submissions up to five works will be chosen for a workshop with Juice 13th November in Glasgow.
One of the five works will be chosen to feature in The Night With… concerts on 13th and 14th November 2018. This call for scores is as much about finding and developing interesting new music and composers as finding a new work that will fit within the programme.

This workshop will be open to the public and free to attend.

Claire McCue: The Night With… @ The Hug and Pint, Glasgow
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm

The Night With? Juice Vocal Ensemble premi?re of Glasgow composer, Claire McCue?s new work, the premi?re of the piece selected from our Call For Scores and Mica Levi’s Never Ador.

Nov
14
Wed
The Ballad of Muriel Spark: Jessica Danz & the Brodick Quartet @ Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Jessica Danz is creating a new work for violin and string quartet inspired by a selection of Muriel Spark’s poetry. Jessica will appear as a solo violinist alongside the Brodick Quartet, an ensemble comprised of four of Scotland’s most outstanding young string players. This project is supported by Creative Scotland’s Muriel Spark 100 fund, as part of the centenary celebrations for Dame Muriel Spark.

Claire McCue: The Night With… @ The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm

The Night With? Juice Vocal Ensemble premi?re of Glasgow composer, Claire McCue?s new work, the premi?re of the piece selected from our Call For Scores and Mica Levi’s Never Ador.

Nov
16
Fri
Dave Arcari: Tenby Blues Festival @ Tenby
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm
Gemma McGregor: Betrayal and Yellow Gorse @ King Street Hall, Kirkwall
Nov 16 @ 7:30 pm
Nov
17
Sat
Jessica Danz at Lews Castle @ Lews Castle, Stornoway
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Presenting a selection of her own compositions as well as reimagined folk songs, Jessica will take the audience on a evocative and virtuosic musical journey, exploring a range of stories, characters, and places through songs, ballads and instrumental works focused around the Castle’s beautiful Steinway piano.

Nov
18
Sun
Dave Arcari @ Clarks On Lindsay Street, Dundee
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm