composing

Interview: David Housden

'For me, figuring out what I want to say needs to come before I decide how I’m going to say it': award-winning media composer David Housden on his knack for creating epic videogame scores...

Interview: Gordon Giltrap

‘In all honesty, I'm still stunned by it all and can't quite believe it,’ says Gordon Giltrap of his recent appointment as an MBE. Here, the guitarist and composer reflects on his career and achievements.

Martin Phipps shares tips for screen composers

'Don’t get into it unless you like being part of someone else’s narrative. And don't just hang out with musicians, get to know the people who make films': the decorated screen composer imparts his wisdom.

30 seconds interview: Electra Perivolaris

Mercurial composer and pianist Electra Perivolaris may be a new name in the contemporary classical world, but she’s already been called out as a ‘star of the future’ by BBC Introducing...

Interview: Stephen Baysted

'Try to think beyond the pre-existing norms of the medium': celebrated videogame, TV and filmscore composer Stephen Baysted on getting a foothold in the industry...

Interview: Tom Green

'Opera is often a publicly subsidised catwalk for the one percent': progressive Welsh composer Tom Green tells it his way ahead of the opening of his new chamber opera The World's Wife...