Patrick Nunn (born 1969) studied with Frank Denyer at Dartington College of Arts, Gary Carpenter at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and with Simon Bainbridge and Jonathan Harvey during his PhD in composition at the Royal Academy of Music (funded partly by a PRSF Scholarship). He has been the recipient of many prizes and awards including the BBC Radio 3 Composing for Children prize for Songs of our Generation (1995), a British Composer Award for Mercurial Sparks, Volatile Shadows (2006), the Alan Bush prize for Transilient Fragments (2008) and the Birmingham New Millennium Composition award for Sentiment of an Invisible Omniscience (2010). His music, encompassing a wide range of mainly instrumental and electro-acoustic works, has been performed throughout the UK and on the continent and has featured at over fifty festivals worldwide. He has written for a diverse range of collaborators including the BBC Concert Orchestra, Thalia Myers, Piano Circus, Icebreaker, Ballet Rambert, The Gogmagogs, and the New London Children’s Choir. Patrick Nunn currently holds the position of Lecturer in Composition at the Royal Academy of Music. His music is published by Cadenza Music and the ABRSM and also features on Red Sock Records, NMC and Sfz labels.
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