Jenny Jackson

I am a composer (yikes)

Hooting, not Drinking

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This is a recording of one of two new pieces I wrote for the Platform 4 Drinking & Hooting event on Saturday 21st May. The solo flute is played by Rachel Shirley, and the blown bottles by the Platform 4 Ensemble. I’m quite pleased (shock, horror)…

Got to get my head down and start working (properly) on my dance piece now, for this event:

Saturday 24th September 2016
Drama Studio, Shearwood Rd, Sheffield S10 2TD, United Kingdom

Four composers, one choreographer, a dancer and a soprano… an adventurous performance of new work in which sound embodies movement and movement embodies sound.

A Platform 4 collaboration with dancer Hannah Wadsworth and soprano Andrea Tweedale.

Author: jennyjacksoncomposer

Jenny Jackson is a composer of acoustic instrumental and vocal work. She is strongly influenced by a long-term interest in the visual and dramatic arts and often chooses to exploit the visual aspect of musical performance in her concert pieces. She has developed this to create two fully staged pieces of music theatre and has collaborated to produce multidisciplinary projects with visual artists, sculptors, writers and choreographers. She is a member of Platform 4 composers - a composer collective based in Sheffield.

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