Biography

Robert Crehan (b.1991) is a composer originally from Luton, Bedfordshire.

His recent work explores abrupt cuts and interruptions, combined with sharply contrasting materials to create abstracted, and broken narratives; evocative of techniques used visual art and media.

His music has been performed, recorded, and workshopped by many ensembles and soloists, including 315 EnsembleLe Page EnsembleThe Schubert EnsembleEXAUDI vocal ensemblePlus-Minus ensembleQuatour BozziniThallein ensemble, members of the London Symphony OrchestraKathryn WilliamsBen SmithFumiko MiyachiThomas Trotter, and conductors such as Richard BakerNicholas CleoburyMark KnoopDaniele RosinaJack Sheen, and James Weeks.

He has been involved in festivals and projects including Coming Up for Air Project15 Second Harp ProjectLondon Contemporary Dance School collaborations projects, the Stratford-on-Avon Music FestivalCODA Festival, and Frontiers Festival.

His work has been performed in venues such as the Wigmore Hall, The Place Theatre, Milton Court Concert Hall, and St. Paul’s Cathedral.

His music has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, and Birmingham Scratch Radio.

While at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire for his undergraduate studies, he studied with Ed Bennett, Seán Clancy, Joe Cutler, Andrew Hamilton, Howard Skempton, Andrew Toovey, and Errolyn Wallen among others. He is currently at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London as a postgraduate student of composition where he studies with Hollie Harding and Paul Newland, and is generously supported by scholarships awarded by the Leverhulme Trust and the Guildhall School Trust.

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Robert Crehan

Location 
Northampton , Northamptonshire
United Kingdom
52° 14' 25.7172" N, 0° 54' 9.5616" W
Northamptonshire GB