Emily Doolittle

July 2, 2016

This month, we feature Canadian-born, Glasgow-based composer and oboist Emily Doolittle. Emily has very kindly written detailed notes on her oboe repertoire below. We are very pleased to announce that the first two works mentioned below have also joined the New Oboe Collection in partnership with Composers Edition. One of my ongoing interests as a…

David Knotts

June 2, 2016

This month, we are exploring four oboe compositions by English composer, David Knotts. The oboe repertoire that David has composed spans nearly two decades and includes both solo oboe, duo and trio works. David’s oboe works have been added to the special collection of compositions published in partnership with the Composers Edition (click here to view)….

The New Oboe Collection Launches

May 5, 2016

To celebrate 9 months since the New Oboe Music Project was started, we have some exciting news to tell you! The New Oboe Music Project and Composers Edition are very pleased to announce the creation of a special collection of oboe music. Set up in 2015 by English oboist, James Turnbull, the New Oboe Music…

Leon Goossens

Premiere of the Léon Goossens Prize winner!

April 20, 2016

On 16th April 2016, James Turnbull premiered Black Soaring Birds by Piyawat Louilarpprasert. The premiere was given at the Colyer-Fergusson Music Hall as part of The Oboe in Concert, a day exploring the oboe repertoire. Piyawat was presented by his award by Jennie Goossens (daughter of Léon) as part of a special recital and discussion celebrating the legacy…

Colin Matthews

Colin Matthews

March 31, 2016

British composer, Colin Matthews has made a significant contribution to the oboe repertoire over a period of several decades. Below are a selection of his oboe works featuring programme notes written by the composer himself. As well as the compositions mentioned below, a new solo oboe work will soon be available which Colin is composing…

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