COMMISSIONING A WORK
New music is commissioned by broadcasters, performers, concert promoters, music societies, film producers and individuals who love to be part of the creation of a new work. Sometimes a piece is commissioned to commemorate an event or an anniversary, or just to suit a musician or group of musicians who want to sing or play something tailor made for them.
I love to collaborate with people who are interested in commissioning a new work. In particular, I love to have strong relationships with performers. Several funding bodies are available to help with the costs of commissioning new music and I am happy to work with commissioners to put together ideas. In the UK, the PRS for Music Foundation is one important organisation which will encourage and support funding for new commissions, along with many others worldwide.