Studied Music in the UK, achieving Associate of the London College of Music. I gained a place to study composition at The Birmingham Conservatoire but I did not take it up for personal reasons.
1986 - publishing deal - RCA/Arista Music
1990s - commercial production (UK) for GWR radio network
2001/3 - educational music in schools
2004 - music for an installation at the N.E.C. in Birmingham, UK
2005 - “CELT” - Musical Drama performed at Brecon Theatre - finalist in ‘Best Song’ of “The Musical Of The Year” competition, 1996.
2006 - music for Discovery Channel; still broadcast worldwide:
e.g. “Bear Sanctuary”
2007 - 11 tracks for a Spanish CD
2008/09/10/11 - songs/educational workshops for singing/songwriting • mainstream contemporary songs e.g. “Love That Man”
2011 - work as a live musician in Europe (ongoing)
• arrangements for string quartet/orchestra: Moscow, Czech Rep. & Poland 2015 - Film trailer: “Fragment 1890”
• SciVit - music & v/o in English & German
2016 - educational songs e.g. “Warrior Cry” (Vikings + teachers’ notes)
- Film trailer: Fragment 1890 - /Users/joannabates/Composer/Promo/Sylvio Film Trailer 2016 B/Film Trailer Fragment 1890/Fragment 1890 - Trailer.mov
- Auto Gyro ad for MRSS
2018 - Bigpoint (Game) - demo
2019/20 - Chamber Music piece, “Views From An English Rowboat”
• entries into composer competitions
Links to audio & arrangements are available on request
Joanna Bates - May 2020
No scores listed.