James Clapperton - Composer

James Clapperton - Composer

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Aberdeen born composer James Clapperton will be giving a seminar looking at some of his most recent compositions

James Clapperton was born in Aberdeen, Scotland 1968. He has been a participant at Sound festival for several years. In 2009 his piano quintet Targe Jiu was premiered by himself and Edinburgh Quartet during the festival. James Clapperton has doctorates in music from Sussex University and Russian Studies from Edinburgh University. He studied composition with Philip Grange, Anthony Gilbert and Harrison Birtwistle. Since 1988 he has performed widely as a pianist and has a particularly active career in Norway and Russia. From 1998-2002 he taught at the Grieg Conservatory in Bergen and was the Artistic Director of the Music Factory Festival.

This is a FREE event. All welcome

MacRobert Building

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