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Fennica Gehrman composer page

Fennica Gehrman composer page

Partnership with Fennica Gehrman

Partnership with Fennica Gehrman

Nomination for Ivors Composer Awards in Large-Scale Composition

November 10, 2021

Nomination for Ivors Composer Awards in Large-Scale Composition

Kaamos at IMC Rostrum of Composers

October 05, 2021

Kaamos at IMC Rostrum of Composers

BMI Student Composer Awards 2021

BMI Student Composer Awards 2021

Excited to announce that I'm a winner of this year's BMI Student Composer Awards!

Suomen Säveltäjät RY / Finnish Composers' Society

Suomen Säveltäjät RY / Finnish Composers' Society

Excited and grateful to be joining Suomen Säveltäjät ry. / Finnish Composers' Society as a new member!

REVE – European Romanticisms in Association

January 07, 2021

REVE – European Romanticisms in Association

Adam Mickiewicz’s Tie Pin

REVE – European Romanticisms in Association

January 07, 2021

REVE – European Romanticisms in Association

William Cowper's Pocket Watch

Sibelius Fund Grant

December 08, 2020

Sibelius Fund Grant

Grant to write a piece for kantele duo

Rondo Article by Jari Kallio

November 14, 2020

Rondo Article by Jari Kallio

Article by Jari Kallio on myself and Joel Järventausta

Adventures in Music Review

September 19, 2020

Adventures in Music Review

A review by Jari Kallio on the Lahti Symphony Orchestra's Nursery Garden Initiative Concert conducted by Dima Slobodeniouk.

Blom Music Management

August 28, 2020

Blom Music Management

Very excited to announce that I have signed with Blom Music Management!

Theodore Holland Intercollegiate Composition Award

July 15, 2020

Theodore Holland Intercollegiate Composition Award

This is a biennial competition open to outstanding composition students from the Royal Northern College of Music, the Royal College of Music, the Royal Academy of Music, and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Each institution nominates one candidate.  

Winner: Lara Poe
Very Highly Commended: Nuno da Rocha
Highly Commended: James Chan

Illuminate Season I 2020

February 18, 2020

Illuminate Season I 2020

Illuminate Season I 2020 announced!

Lahti Symphony Orchestra – Sibelius Festival

January 22, 2020

Lahti Symphony Orchestra – Sibelius Festival

I have been selected for Sinfonia Lahti's Nursery Garden initiative involving the Lahti Sibelius Festival.  This means I will be commissioned to write a 10 minute long orchestral piece to be performed by the Lahti Symphony Orchestra in September.  I will be working with Sebastian Fagerlund on this project.  

PhD at King's College London

October 01, 2020

PhD at King's College London

I will be starting a PhD at King's College London with George Benjamin and Silvina Milstein.  Before starting this programme, I will be at the RCM for a one-year artist diploma course.  

2019 Tanglewood Music Center Fellows Announced

March 26, 2019

2019 Tanglewood Music Center Fellows Announced

I will be attending Tanglewood as a Composition Fellow this summer in 2019!

LSO Panufnik Workshops Running Order Announced!

March 25, 2019

LSO Panufnik Workshops Running Order Announced!

LSO Blog Post

November 06, 2018

LSO Blog Post

Read 2018 Panufnik Composer Lara Poe's blog about her experience of the scheme and what it's like to compose music for the LSO!

Ung Nordisk Musik 2019 Piteå

September 05, 2018

Ung Nordisk Musik 2019 Piteå

My piece, La Rivière et la forêt, was selected for Ung Nordisk Musik 2019 in Piteå, Sweden.

New Release with Kudos Records and CAMP out on August 10, 2018

July 21, 2018

New Release with Kudos Records and CAMP out on August 10, 2018

La Rivière et la Forêt will be released as a single on Kudos Records.

Composer in Residence with Moonlight Symphony Orchestra

June 01, 2018

Composer in Residence with Moonlight Symphony Orchestra

I will be working with the Moonlight Symphony Orchestra as composer in residence!

Composer in Residence at ICon Arts Academy 2018

May 28, 2018

Composer in Residence at ICon Arts Academy 2018

The academy runs in parallel with the ICon Arts Sibiu Festival, with workshops led by Joshua Fineberg, and culminates in a performance on July 31st in Sibiu during the ICon Arts Festival, at Thalia State Philharmonic Hall.  This performance will also be broadcasted through internet live streaming on Enjoytv.Ro.
This year's academy focuses on a work for Fernando Mihalache (accordion) and Duo Cello Jaya (Ella Bokor and Mircea Marian).  

Collaboration with Megalopolis Saxophone Orchestra

May 05, 2018

Collaboration with Megalopolis Saxophone Orchestra

I will be writing a piece for the Megalopolis Saxophone Ensemble that will be premiered in Spring 2019.  

New feature on Meet the Artist!

April 23, 2018

New feature on Meet the Artist!

From Meet the Artist: Established in 2012 by blogger Frances Wilson (“The Cross-Eyed Pianist”), Meet the Artist is a series of interviews in which musicians, conductors and composers discuss aspects of their creative lives, including inspirations, influences, repertoire, performance, recording, significant teachers and more. The interviews offer revealing insights into the musician’s working life and each one provides advice to young or aspiring musicians.

New site for Sonifying Noise Pollution

April 22, 2018

New site for Sonifying Noise Pollution

Jennifer Haugan and I have now created a new site for our interactive project on noise pollution!  

Panufnik Reality Days 2018

February 17, 2018

Panufnik Reality Days 2018

The LSO Panufnik Scheme Reality Days for the 2018-2019 composers took place at LSO St. Luke's on 17-18 Feb. 2018.  Here is a short article from Colin Matthew's website.  

Panufnik Composers 2018-19

February 08, 2018

Panufnik Composers 2018-19

Thrilled to announce that I will be taking part in the 2018-19 LSO Panufnik Scheme, along with composers Joel Järventausta, Cassie Kinoshi, Ido Romano, George Stevenson and Alex Tay!

Feature in M Magazine for PRS for Music!

December 19, 2017

Feature in M Magazine for PRS for Music!

M Magazine's Winter 2017 feature on new members of PRS!  
Featuring me,
Sons of Raphael www.facebook.com/sonsofraphael
Rews www.facebook.com/wearerewsmusic
and Yves www.facebook.com/bandyves

New article in Rondo

September 24, 2017

New article in Rondo

Interview in Finnish magazine Rondo Classic by Elina Salin!