Edward Gregson on adjudicating duties

Edward Gregson continues his 70th birthday celebrations with a number of adjudicating roles. On 15 April he will chair the jury for the BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award 2016, to be held at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, and broadcast live on the BBC’s Radio 2 national station. Then, on 19 April, he will also chair the jury for the English Schools’ Orchestra Composing Competition, the final of which will be held at London’s Goldsmiths College. The concert will be given by the English Young Artists’ Sinfonia, conducted by Robert Pepper.

April will certainly be a …

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The Gregson Connection

On Saturday 23rd April a concert will take place in Kettering featuring the Virtuosi GUS Band and the Belcanto Female Voice Choir, celebrating the 70th birthday of Edward Gregson, one of the foremost UK composers of his generation, and who for many years was also Principal of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. The concert will be given in the presence of the composer. 

The two performing groups have longstanding connections with the composer. The Band have performed many of his works, often in the presence of the composer, including a performance of his Concertante for Piano and

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