Derri Joseph Lewis 1997
Derri Joseph Lewis is a prize-winning composer and sound-artist, writing music for concerts, stage-works and installations in Europe and America. His music has been performed by artists and ensembles including the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Gould Piano Trio, bass-violist Liam Byrne, and the Ligeti Quartet. In 2020 he graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama with first class honours, studying with Joseph Davies and Ceri Tippetts and receiving the Eifion Evans Memorial Prize and RWCMD Skills Award.
Derri has a passion for choral music — in 2021-22, he will join the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain as part of its Young Composers Platform, workshopping new music for a cappella vocal ensembles. In 2020, Derri was also commissioned by the Corvus Consort as part of its #TwelveComposersComposing project in aid of Crisis UK’s Christmas Appeal.
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