Jim Coyle : Associate Artist
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Jim Coyle was born and raised in the UK and studied composition with Edward Gregson at London University. Since moving to Australia in 1992, Coyle has maintained a small practice as a composer, whilst pursuing a career as a teacher. He has been on the music staff at Pittwater House Schools since 1995.
Since 2013, Coyle has been teaching part-time whilst undertaking study and research at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, under the supervision of Trevor Pearce and James Humberstone. He is also a writer of music education resources, a performer of traditional music and a conductor. Coyle has been Musical Director of Mosman Musical Society since 2007. He lives in Sydney.
Jim Coyle — current to July 2014
|Paradise of Birds : flute with piano (2017)||Commissioned by Bridget Bolliger.|
|The Golden Thread : concerto for horn and string orchestra (2016)||Commissioned by Greg Stephens.|
|and maggie discovered a shell that sang so sweetly she couldn’t remember her troubles (solo piano - 1 hand) (2016)||Commissioned by and dedicated to Christinne Paton|
|The Bright Seraphim : piccolo trumpet concerto (2016)||Commissioned by Anthony Heinrichs and made possible by the generous financial support of the Pyrmont New Music Group.|
||Deep : sonata for tuba and piano (2015)||Commissioned by Tim Jones.|
|And My Angel Whisper Peace to Me : for treble woodwind and piano (or strings) (2014)||Commissioned by Rosamund Plummer.|