Accompanist: Martin Thiselton

Martin Thiselton

Martin has enjoyed composing in a variety of styles including orchestral works, solo, chamber, keyboard, vocal, electronic and popular music. He has written pieces for Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra, Trinity Guildhall, Sheffield Youth Orchestra, Barnsley Music Service, Sheffield University Strings, and various choirs and soloists. His “Four Songs from the North” were performed by an ensemble in Nottingham University and he was awarded a prize for the work. He has made a chamber arrangment of the Rite of Spring. Martin’s first degree was in Durham and on completion moved to Sheffield to study for his masters in organ performance and composition in 1990.  He completed his doctorate in composition at Nottingham University in 2001 and married Jackie in the same happy Summer. Martin also plays for Stannington Mixed Choir and has played in folk and rock bands as a keyboard and violin/viola player.