CLARKE Nigel

CLARKE Nigel

Bio

Nigel Clarke (1960) studied composition at the Royal Academy of Music with Paul Patterson, where he was awarded the Academy’s highest distinction, the Queen’s Commendation for Excellence. Clarke has previously held positions as Young Composer in Residence at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Composition and Contemporary Music Tutor at the Royal Academy of Music, London, Head of Composition at the London College of Music and Media, Visiting Tutor at the Royal Northern College of Music, Associate Composer to the Young Concert Artists Trust, Black Dyke Band, the Band of HM Grenadier Guards, Brass Band Buizingen, Middle Tennessee State University Bands and the Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall. Clarke has also co-written film soundtracks to: Jinnah, The Little Vampire, The Little Polar Bear, The Thief Lord, Baseline, & Will and in 2006 was a co-nominee at `The World Soundtrack Awards’ in the `Discovery of the Year’ category. He is International Composer-in-Association to the Grimethorpe Colliery Band.