Events This Week:
- 22 Aug, 10.15pm, St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland
Pianist Gary Beecher will play Sam Perkin‘s Comet at a Young Musician Gala Recital at a festival in Bangor.
- 22 Aug, 1pm, Clandeboyne Festival, Bangor, Northern Ireland
Ian Wilson‘s Lios na Gaoithe will receive its Scottish premiere at the British Flute Society Ninth International Convention
- 23 Aug, 4.30pm, Warwick Arts Centre, England
The Irish Youth Wind Ensemble play a number of concerts of traditional and contemporary wind repertoire from around the world.
- 22 Aug, 7.30pm, Good Shepherd Chapel, WIT, Waterford
- 23 Aug, 8pm, University Concert Hall, Limerick
Meet the Composer: Sam Perkin
We profile some of the composers who have been accepted for CMC representation over the last year.
Sam Perkin is currently studying at Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique de Lyon (CNSMDL). He holds a B.Mus. and MA in Composition from CIT Cork School of Music. He has received commissions from Cork Orchestral Society, Cork City Council Arts Office, Voci Nuove (Spectrum for Choir – Sung at the 2013 Cork International Choral Festival), and The Irish Association of Youth Orchestras/The Arts Council.
His work Violin Concerto No. 2 – ‘Voice’ (2011) was premiered by Eoin Ducrot (vn-solo) and Cork School of Music Symphony Orchestra with conductor Geoffrey Spratt at the Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music on 21 April 2012.
Listen to this and other works on Sam Perkin’s SoundCloud page: https://soundcloud.com/samperkin