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News - Owain Park signs to Novello

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Novello & Company has signed a publishing contract with Owain Park. Existing works will be published, including ten pieces for unaccompanied mixed voice choir, compositions for men's voices, others for upper voices and an Evensong service with strings.

The next new piece from Owain is titled The Wings of the Wind, and is scored for SATB choir. The premiere takes place on February 17 given by The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge, directed by Stephen Layton.

Owain Park comments:
I'm absolutely thrilled and enlightened to be signing with Novello. I feel very privileged and humbled to be among such esteemed company. I look forward to continued composing over the coming years.

James Rushton, Managing Director of Novello & Company comments:
It is very exciting to be able to work with such a young and talented composer as Owain and to look ahead to all that the future will offer. We warmly welcome Owain to Music Sales.


NOTES TO EDITORS
About Owain Park...

Owain Park's music has been performed internationally, by ensembles including the Tallis Scholars, the Aurora Orchestra and the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir. Recent works include Beati quorum via commissioned by the Wells Cathedral Chorister Trust for The Countess of Wessex, and Shakespeare Songs of Night-Time for the Holst Singers. The season, Judas mercator pessimus was included by The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge in their tour programme to Canada. His compositions have won awards from organisations including the NCEM, and his music has been broadcast on BBC Radios 3 and 4, and Classic FM.

Owain is also a conductor, singer and organist. He conducts The Gesualdo Six, a male-voice ensemble specialising in early music, also performing works as diverse as Ligeti's Nonsense Madrigals. Holding the FRCO diploma, Owain is currently an Organ Scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge and was formerly Senior Organ Scholar at Wells Cathedral. To find out more, please visit owainpark.co.uk.

Further information and Press Enquiries

All enquiries should be directed to Kate Johnson, Creative Manager, Music Sales Ltd.
kate.johnson@musicsales.co.uk | +44 (0)7920 197 354

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