Dr Carl Vincent

Curriculum Coordinator: Classical Music

Biography

 

Job title: Curriculum Coordinator: Classical Music

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Classical)

Specialisms: Harmony and Analysis, Critical Listening, Composition, Film Musicology

Dr Carl Vincent PhD, MMus, MSc, MCMI, FNCM, FVCM, LRAM, PGCE, SFHEA, FRSA is a Principal Lecturer in Classical Music

Carl teaches modules in Performance, Harmony and Analysis, Critical Listening, and Composition.

His research interests include the film composer Miklós Rózsa and his scores in Hollywood from the 1940’s to the 1960’s , and has presented academic papers on film musicology at Trinity College Dublin, The Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, and the Verdi Conservatory in Como, Italy.

Additionally he has had compositions performed in Lisbon, London, Belfast, Sydney and Adelaide. Carl studied composition with Philip Wilby at Leeds  University and privately with Dr Francis Jackson OBE and Sir Malcolm Arnold.

Career highlights include the European Brass Band Championship 2006 (Belfast), Gala night commission for Black Dyke Band: A Night at the Movies, The Grassington Festival: Adagio for Strings, and Let Not the Poets Soul Be Frozen – for Bass Oboe and Piano. Presently he is writing a series of songs for mezzo soprano and piano based on the writings of the Venetian Veronica Franco.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, a member of the Prokofiev Foundation (Princeton) and a member of Broadcast Music Inc. (Los Angeles).

Compositions include:

Let Not the Poets Soul Be Frozen (pub. Kirklees Music)

A Night at the Movies (pub. Kirklees Music)

Trombone Concerto (pub. Kirklees Music)

Adagio for Strings

Prelude and Fugue (written for the Annual Festival of New Organ Music 2007 and performed in London and Lisbon)

Fanfare for Organ ( written to commemorate the Royal Canadian College of Organists centenary celebrations)

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