Author Archives: seanlclancy

About seanlclancy

Irish Composer living in Birmingham, UK

KROCK perform a work by Seán Clancy on 11 July at the Kevin Barry Room, Dublin

Originally posted on Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland:
Ensemble KROCK Swedish ensemble KROCK specialise in playing contemporary music for electric guitars and electronics and since forming in 2005 have commissioned and premiered more than 30 pieces from internationally renowned composers. Fresh…

IICS & Future Performances

I’m just back from two weeks in Izmir in Turkey with my friend and colleague Ed Bennett where we were both teachers on the Interdisciplinary Involvement and Community Spaces project with Students from Birmingham City University. This project involves 30 students … Continue reading

Well, Well, Well

So after our fantastic Frontiers Festival there was but a small respite in work before another group of performances of my music in the UK and Ireland as well as a current trip to Stockholm (where I am now writing … Continue reading

Behind the Door by Giulia Berto

A number of weeks ago, I was invited to be photographed in my workspace for a project. Now, my workspace is not very exciting, it is the room in which I sleep with a desk in the corner. There are … Continue reading

Frontiers Festival Birmingham

(Andy Ingamells pictured with the remains of the day) So we’ve all just about recovered from two weeks of Frontiers at Birmingham Conservatoire, which has been the most ambitious and extensive festival to date and in the space of two … Continue reading

This is the News

(Chiharu Shiota: Dialogues, New Art Gallery Walsall) It has been an incredibly busy time over the past few months and I have neglected to post anything here in the past while. However, for those of you interested I’ve been extremely … Continue reading

Forthcoming Performances

Here is a list of some forthcoming performances that I’m involved in. I would be delighted if you could make them! Tuesday 4 February 2014 National Concert Hall, Dublin 1pm Changing Rates of Change for Symphony Orchestra Performed by RTÉ … Continue reading

Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So does 2013 hasten to its end

It is that time of year again to reflect (in a profoundly public arena) upon what I have been doing for the past year, as well as looking ahead as to what’s in store for 2014. As has been the … Continue reading

Forthcoming performances

Below is a list of some forthcoming performances of my music: Wednesday 4 September 2013 – 8pm @NonClassical, The Shacklewell Arms, Dalston, London, UK.   Three Minutes of Music – performed by Workers Union Ensemble conducted by Ben Oliver. Details here … Continue reading

Towards a monolithic non-teleological music

I’ve been writing a lot of music recently. Come to think of it, I’ve written seven pieces since January.  Currently, I’m engaged in writing an orchestral piece. After this, I move onto something on a much bigger scale, which will … Continue reading