22 August 2011

RNIB Summer School Part 2

Here's some bits and bobs from the wonderful RNIB Summer School.

An excerpt from Kerry Firth's score of her piece, which explored a range of emotion in just a few short French phrases; James at the RNIB was fascinated at how Kerry (composer), myself (scribe) and Juliet Fraser (soprano, occasional scribe) worked together on generating this score:

Here's Kevin Satizabal and Ben Green with me at Handel House, where we had our first workshop day and where we explored the acoustic and theatrical properties of the space:

The opening of Zoe Moskal-Guy's setting of an Othello speech:

Michael Andrews, moi, the brilliant Sally-Anne Zimmerman from the RNIB, Juliet Fraser and Ben Green, over at the Salvation Army Church on Oxford Street (top lunches!); Juliet came over in the afternoon to workshop the pieces:

An extract from Michael's satirical piece on phone hacking... (with text by Ullrika Johnson):