Meet The Composer

Photo by Paul Cartwright

Q&A with Andrew Downes for the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Association Together meeting on February 26th, 2021 at 10.30am:

Learn about the inspirations behind Andrew's compositions and his work as Head of Composition and Creative Studies at Birmingham Conservatoire.

Biography

Early Life

Andrew Downes' wife, Cynthia Downes: How I met Andrew Downes

Andrew Downes' Father, Frank



Andrew Downes' Uncle: violist Herbert Downes


ISM Journal articles spanning a lot of Andrew Downes' career and a talk on "Listening"

Article: Trip to Israel
January 1989


Diary of Israel trip
1989


Talk at Potsdam University
1993

Diary of India trip
1994


University of New Mexico Composers Symposium Talk
1995

Birmingham Library Talk
1995


Trip to India with
Indo Jazz Fusions
1996

Federation of Recorded Music Societies Talk
1999

Radio & Television Interviews
1980s & 1990s


Royal Birmingham Conservatoire:
Andrew Downes Performance Prize

CD Launch:
EM Records Works for Violin, Viola & Piano 2019

Honorary Fellowship and Emeritus Professorship

Listen to him as a Countertenor in 1975

Andrew Downes' daughter, Anna Downes

Andrew Downes' daughter, Paula Downes

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