Thomas Hewitt Jones is an award-winning composer of both concert and commercial music.

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Since winning the 2003 BBC Young Composer Competition, Thomas’ music has been performed, broadcast and published all over the world. His ballet, vocal and instrumental music is highly acclaimed. Thomas has also worked in Hollywood, written evocative and popular Christmas carols and most recently has turned his attention to the world of musical theatre.] I have composed ever since I was a child. My maternal grandfather was a nuclear engineer, but the grandparents on my father’s side were both composers: Tony was a good craftsman; he studied with Nadia Boulanger and predominantly wrote choral music. His wife Anita was very adept at composing fantastic educational music. I suppose having composition in the family contributed to my experimentation with ‘finding sounds’ at a young age, originally writing purely on one’s own terms. I later learned that being able to fulfill a brief is a prerequisite to being professional composer.

 

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