News & Concerts


In chronological order – scroll down for 2016/17

1994 – Composed my first piano piece entitled “Valse Romantica”
The melody came to me in the bath!!

1996 – 3 CD Box Set “Piano Moods”
Me as ‘arranger’ of famous music, which then led me to take the next step as composer of my own original works.

From 2000’s onwards

Two ‘Dance Works’ for ballerinas, performed at Harlow Playhouse.

“Composing for Percussion” with the nursery children at Spinney Primary School, Harlow.

“Boomwhacker” piece and “Songs for Children” at St. John’s ARC, Old Harlow.

Piano Pieces – Various piano pieces of all levels for student concerts – St. John’s ARC, Old Harlow.

“In the Pink” – CD of original piano works, recorded at St. John’s ARC, Old Harlow.

Composed “Suite Penelope” – a collection of piano dance pieces, inspired by my daughter Penny when she was little, most notably “Little Miss Tippy Toes”.

“Insominata” for GCSE students at Burnt Mill Academy of Performing Arts, Harlow.

Gig at Hertford Marquee – group composition for adult keyboard players studying at the ‘Academy’ music school in Ware, Herts.

Adult Comedy Songs – for “Harlow Music Society”.

‘Pieces’ – CD of virtuoso piano works, most notably the Atonal “To Russia with Love” and the romantic “After all” with it’s luscious chordal forms.

2015 onwards – ‘Song for Charlie’, a poignant piano work for my step dad Charlie’s funeral.

2015 – 2 CD’s of New Age Contemporary Piano Music – ‘Just Piano’ and ‘Just Piano 2’ (2016).

September 2015 – Composed “Sisters Lament” for the funeral of my dear little sister Jane, who died from breast cancer at the age of 46.

Took early retirement from teaching after a 36 year career.

May 2016 – “Red, Red Rose” (about love lost), a mixed choir work performed by the wonderful CL Voices of Harlow, at Church Langley Community Centre, under the brilliant direction of Lis Scott and Mary Norkett, who said “what a terrific encouragement for us all!”.

From now:

Christmas Song “Long, Long Ago” to be performed by CL Voices at their Christmas Concert on November 28th 2016.  Please come along!! at Church Langley Community Centre, Harlow.

2016/2017

The renowned ‘De  Merc Chamber Choir’ will be performing the Premiere of my new accapella work “Requiem for Jane” – written in memory of my sister.
The De Merc Chamber Choir, February 18th 2017 at 7.30pm, Bocking, Essex

2017 – Church Langley Voices concert to perform another choral work of mine, “Music is a gift for life”.  Date 20th May 2017 at 7.30pm at Church Langley Community Centre Hall.

2017 – “Rhapsody Waltz” – A romantic work for Clarinet and Piano.  Date – TBC.

2017 – New Piano CD and matching Complete Songbook ‘Music is a Gift for Life’.

Kerry's New Songbook: Music is for Life now available

2017 – Am currently working on a new Accappella Chamber Choir piece with a ‘Sea’ theme.

Watch this space!