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ABOUT ME

Born in Enniskillen, Keith Acheson moved to Belfast in 1993 to pursue his musical studies at the Ulster University, completing them in 2002 after being awarded a PhD in Composition. 

He has written for a wide range of groups and ensembles, from orchestral to solo and acoustic to digital and during lockdown has developed his skills in audio and video mixing and mastering.

Along with his compositional work, he is also the choirmaster of four local choirs all based in Belfast. 

ORIGINAL WORKS:

  • Ellipses - 12 Movement hour-long work for soprano & ensemble

  • Pandemic Soundscape  

  • Podcast Intro & Outro - for Quotidian Poetry Podcast Series

  • With You, Without You - for cello & piano

  • Always - for cello & piano

  • Wretches: Rights Wrongs & Revolutions - for soprano, poet, choir SAA, piano, string quartet & tape

  • Blight Sketches - for string quartet

  • 18: In Honour of Belfast Suffrage

  • Turf: 40 min audio score for contemporary dance theatre performance 

  • Lumen - for choir SAB

  • Ah Moon & Star - for choir SAB

  • It Was Then - for choir SAB

  • Praise Him - for choir SAB 

  • Strike - for string quartet 

  • Shadowlines - for solo clarinet

  • Scattererd Remnants - for guitar

  • Out of the Forest - for ensemble and dancers

  • Lie Still - for choir SAB

  • Chemical Reaction - for amplified ensemble

  • ...neither has my cat - for orchestra

  • Cut - for two pianos

  • Changes - for wind quintet

  • Piano Quintet

  • Plummet - for solo cello

  • Rhythmic Inflections - for chamber orchestra

  • For Strings - for string orchestra

  • Hey! - for piano trio

  • Holy, Holy, Holy - for choir SSAATTBB

  • Christus Natus Hodie - for choir SATB & organ

  • Dance Movements - for flute & piano

  • String Quartet in 3 Movements

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