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composer , educator

George Thomas Frederick Nicholson, British composer, educator. Member of British Association Composers & Songwriters (member, concert composers executive committee 2006).

Background

Nicholson, George Thomas Frederick was born on September 24, 1949 in Great Lumley, County Durham, England. Son of John Edward Nicholson and Edith Duck.

Education

Bachelor, University York, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University York, York, 1978.

Career

Lecturer Morley College, London, 1978—1988. Professor composition Guildhall School Music & Drama, 1984—1988. Senior lecturer University Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme, England, 1988—1996.

Reader University Sheffield, England, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: String Quartet No. 1, String Quartet No. 2, String Quartet No.

      3, Blisworth Tunnel Blues, Letters to the world, Recueillement, Bagatelles, Caesura, Sonant Formant Morph, Muybridge Frames, (string orchestra) Sea-change, (violin solo) N'est-ce pas. ?, (piano solo) Piano sonata, Mots justes, (guitar solo) Mister Biberian His Dompe. Musician: Triple Echo.

      Composer: (short stories) Wind Orchestra, (orchestral) Concerto for Orchestra, (concerto) Flute Concerto, Cello Concerto, (orchestral) The Convergence of the Twain, (brass quintet) Brass Quintet, (music theatre) The Arrival of the Poet in the City.

Membership

Member of British Association Composers & Songwriters (member, concert composers executive committee 2006).

Connections

Married Jane Ginsborg, June 14, 1984. Children: Leo Ginsborg, Ruth Ginsborg.

father:
John Edward Nicholson

mother:
Edith Duck

spouse:
Jane Ginsborg

children:
Ruth Ginsborg Nicholson

Leo Ginsborg Nicholson