JAM is above all a creative, dynamic, forward-thinking organisation, formed with one purpose in mind. Since 2000 we have existed purely to nurture, commission, perform and promote new music in the UK.
“There are few organisations with such a specific commitment to encouraging and performing new music…” Classical Music Magazine
July dates announced for concerts in London & Kent
JAM has 3 concerts in the City of London Festival in July + many more in the JAM on the Marsh festival. Highlights include performances of Rachmaninoff’s Vespers, a world premiere by Judith Bingham (Oboe Concerto), an English premiere by Giles Swayne (The Yonghy Bonghy Bo) & Red Note‘s first collaboration with JAM, outside Scotland with Michal Rogalski (oboe)!
JAM on the Marsh choral course – 12th to 20th July
Based in the ancient churches of Kent’s Romney Marsh led by conductor, Nicholas Cleobury and composer, Judith Bingham, JAM will bring together a group of people who can learn and enjoy themselves in this unique, natural beauty.
Call for Music
Every year JAM puts out a Call for Music, for which anyone, of any age, status or creed can submit. From these, JAM creates an exciting, whirlwind series of concerts to tour the UK, showcasing new composers. The tour is performed by highly skilled professional and amateur musicians.
JAM has enabled and performed over sixty new works since 2000, regularly working with world-class performers including the BBC Singers, Nicholas Cleobury, Stephen Layton, Onyx Brass and many others. Established Composers commissioned by JAM include: Judith Bingham, Phillip Cashian, Jonathan Dove, Adam Gorb, Gabriel Jackson, Steve Martland, John McCabe, Paul Mealor, Tarik O’Regan, Paul Patterson,Julian Phillips and many more. For 2014 we have commissioned Giles Swayne (choir, brass & organ)and Judith Bingham – (oboe concerto).
“… this sublime music…” ***** The Herald
“… an enlightening concert…” **** The Scotsman
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