MARCH 2014: PRIVATE TEACHING
A limited number of vacancies are now available. I'm still delivering private lessons from my well equipped home, and since moving house I'm now 6 miles from Leeds city centre. For a brief period I will offer an introductory price to new students so get in touch for further details.
MARCH 2014: MEMORY LANE
Just revisiting some of the beautiful music by Tommy Evans- I've had the pleasure of touring with his orchestra a few times and really hope we get to perform his music again in the future!
MARCH 2014: RØYST TRIO TOUR NORWAY JUNE/JULY 2014
Røyst Trio have nearly finalized the plans for our 2014 UNCONVENTIONAL TOUR and tour dates will be announced very soon!
We are grateful to receive support from Norsk Kulturråd, Norsk Jazzforum and Fond For Utøvende Kunstnere. We look forward to the first Norwegian tour in years!!
NOV 2013: MATERNITY LEAVE
My baby boy Alfred was born to the sound of fireworks on 5th November 2013!
This means I will take a break from both teaching and freelance work for a while to focus on the new love in my life! However, a little bit of writing and tour planning will keep me busy inbetween breast feeding and nappy changes.
SEPT 2013: RØYST TRIO PART OF COMISSION PIECE SALT SONG
Røyst Trio took part in the beautiful piece Salt Song by Dave Kane (Music), Andy Wood (Visuals) and Rommi Smith(Text) for a week at the Hyde Park Picture House. The piece was comissioned by Imove and we hope more people get to enjoy this piece in the future!
Here is a review of the performance from Vibrations Magazine:
JUNE 2013: SUCCESSFUL TOUR WITH RØYST TRIO AND METAMORPHIC
Røyst Trio and Metamorphic's tour has now come to an end after 7 very successful dates around the UK. We have had an amazing time and had the privilige of playing to some amazing audiences! Thanks to everyone who came along to support us!
Here you can read a glowing review of our gig at the Vortex, London, on the 24th June:
APRIL 2013: PRS FUNDING AWARDED FOR UK TOUR
Røyst Trio and Metamorphic got some good news today- our collaboration tour of the UK in June 2013 has now got the backing of the PRS foundation. We're obviously very grateful for this support! To find out more about PRS have a look at their web site:
APRIL 2013: RØYST TRIO & METAMORPHIC TOUR DATES NOW CONFIRMED
The following tour dates are now confirmed for Røyst Trio's collaboration tour with Laura Cole's Metamorphic. Some new music has been written especially for both ensembles and we hope to see you at one of our performances!
12.06.13- Lancaster Jazz, Morecambe
13.06.13- Nottingham Contemporary
16.06.13- Darlington Jazz Club
17.06.13- Millenium Hall, Polish Club, Sheffield
19.06.13- The Voicebox, Derby
20.06.13- FUSEBOX @ 7 Arts Centre, Leeds
24.06.13- The Vortex, London
27.06.13- Lost Voices, Liverpool
MARCH 2013: RØYST TRIO TO FINAL STAGE OF INTERNATIONAL VOCAL COMP
I'm deligthed to announce that Røyst Trio has been chosen to take part in the final of the Tampere Vocal Competition, Finland. The final is taking place on the 5th and 6th of June so come and see us perform if you're in Finland on those dates!