Styria-Artist-in-Residence Scholarship. 4 month residency in Graz, Austria, New large scale piece for Schallfeld Ensemble and optical sound
“In choosing the 5 nominees, the jury wanted to reflect the diversity of the types of compositional practice being carried out today, spanning compelling audiovisual and performative work to skilfully crafted sonic explorations on traditional instruments….the traces that remain by Nicholas Morrish is a poetic and beautiful re-animation of obsolete technologies’Read More
‘life of lines II completely transformed Phipps Hall into a microcosmos, a place of tiny sounds and washed-out colours…A stop, a pause, and then a new idea in the form of a soundworld so perilously fragile that at this point i found myself no longer focusing on what was happening than simply relishing the way its sounds delicately impinged against each other as if part of a gossamer clockwork mechanism…’Read More
The trustees of the Mendelssohn Scholarship Foundation have announced the recipients of this year’s scholarships are Nicholas Morrish and Angela Slater.
Morrish is currently studying for a DMus in Composition at the Royal College of Music, having previously studied at the University of Oxford and Trinity Laban. He intends to use the scholarship funds to further his studies at Harvard University, where he has been invited to be a visiting research fellow.Read More