Dr Gareth Churchill
Gareth has many years experience of being a private teacher of musical composition/theory, from 2005-2008 was an associate lecturer in Cardiff University School of Music and since 2009 has been a resident artist/tutor on the composers’ course at Aberystwyth Musicfest.
Gareth trained as a composer in London with Rhian Samuel and in Cardiff with Anthony Powers (PhD Composition 2007).
An experienced professional composer, Gareth’s output includes Vocable (Vale of Glamorgan Festival 2010), Clarinet Quintet (Aberystwyth Musicfest 2011) and Ad Profunda (Bangor New Music Festival 2012). From 2011 – 2013 Gareth has been writing a set of related solos for the ‘doubling’ woodwind instruments, Elemental Studies, which are receiving their respective premieres in Cardiff, Ghent, London and Chicago.