Fanfare for PL

Edward Gregson has been commissioned by Paul Lee, High Sheriff of Manchester, to write a fanfare to be performed at a special lunch for all former High Sheriffs of Manchester, on 30 November at Chetham’s School of Music.

Fanfare for PL was performed by six young brass players, all of whom are students at Chetham’s. …

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MPA Christmas Lunch

Edward Gregson’s Flourish for an Occasion, scored for three trumpets and three trombones, will be performed by members of the Band of the Coldstream Guards, at the Music Publishers Association (MPA) Christmas Lunch, to be held at the Dorchester Hotel, London on 19 December.

The MPA Christmas Lunch is one of the longest established and most eagerly anticipated dates in the music industry calendar.…

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PRS for Music/ESO Composing Competition

Four young composers (aged between 14 and 25) were selected as finalists in a competition to commemorate the centenary year of PRS for Music and the 20th anniversary of the English Schools’ Orchestra.

The compositions of all four finalists were performed by the English Young Artists’ Sinfonia at the Apothecaries Hall in London on 28 November. Edward Gregson chaired the jury, and the winner, Leo Geyer, a former student of the RNCM who studied with David Horne, received his the award from Prince David of Georgia.…

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