Richard Harvey, composer

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? Initially and very much, my father, who was a talented “evenings and weekends” composer. He let me develop the mindset that there could be a “composer” within the walls of one’s own house, not just adorning the pages of history…

Shirley J Thompson, composer

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? I have always composed music for fun, starting at school where I wrote short pieces for friends (yes, we the ‘A’ Level Music nerds) to perform. I continued writing for fun while studying for my first degree in musicology at…

Bustafunk, composer and producer

Do it with passion, and trust and listen to yourself. Be sensitive to the trends but do not be overwhelmed by them – continuing making your own sound and style, and remember that practicing over and over again can only make you better.

Michalis Andronikou, composer 

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? I had some good teachers for sure and I admired musicians and composers when I was a child. It was very early on in my life when I knew that I wanted to pursue a career in music, so I…

Richie Wang, composer

Never stop thinking, never stop writing, always fight, always be imaginative, always fearless, always believe in dreams, believe in miracles.