Rodney Stephen NEWTON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1945-07-31
Education King's Heath HS Birmingham, Lordwood Boys' Sch Birmingham, Birmingham Sch of Music, Univ of Salford (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations reading, cinema, eating out
Clubs CAA
Style Rodney Newton
Career orchestral timpanist, percussionist, composer, arranger, conductor, music publisher, lectr and writer 1967-; BBC trg orchestra 1967-70, ENO orchestra 1974-85, promotion mangr United Music Publishers 1979-82, music conslt London Film Sch 1988-2010, princ lectr in film music composition London Coll of Music 1997-2000 (lectr in composition and orchestration 1995-97), visiting lectr in film music Royal Acad of Music 1995-98; co-ordinator of light music Williams Fairey Band 1997-2004 (composer-in-residence 2004-05), music assoc Cory Band 2004-, arranger-in-residence Band of the Coldstream Gds 2006-12; features ed British Bandsman magazine 2001-10; gen ed Prima Vista Musikk 2006-; compositions in: 14 symphonies, 5 string quartets, flute concerto, euphonium concerto, tuba concerto, music for brass band, wind band, chamber and vocal works; film and TV scores incl: The Pyrates, The Watch House (BBC TV), Lucinda Lambton's A-Z of Britain (BBC TV), Theatre of Paint (BEU Prodns), Change at Clapham Junction (Thames TV); commercial recordings incl: Variations for Percussion, Four Spanish Impressions, Capriccio, Heroes and Warriors, Five Greek Sketches, Seascapes, Phantasm, Prince Bishops, The Defenders, Dick Turpin's Ride to York, The King of Elfland's Daughter, Echoes of the East, Twm Sion Cati; memb: Br Acad of Composers, Songwriters and Authors, Wagner Soc, Knights of St Columba, Concert Artistes' Assoc; hon memb Birmingham Conservatoire 1996, hon assoc London Film Sch 2010; FRSA 2008
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