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Composer , music educator

Stephen Mark Goss, composer, music educator. License Royal Academy of Music, 1986. Recipient Julian Bream prize, Royal Academy of Music, London, 1986; grantee Ryan Davies Memorial Scholarship, Welsh Arts Council, 1986. Member of The Royal Academy Music (honorary).


Goss, Stephen Mark was born on February 2, 1964 in Carmarthen, Wales. Son of Bryan John and Olwyn Marvelly Goss.


Bachelor (honours), University of Bristol, England, 1985. Master of Music, Royal Academy of Music, England, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University of London, England, 1997.

Associate of Royal Academy Music (honorary), Royal Academy of Music.


Head of academic music Yehudi Menuhin School of Music, Stoke D'Abernon, England, 1994—1999. Head of composition University of Surrey, Guildford, England, since 1999. Examiner Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, since 1989.

Visiting artist Trinity College of Music, London, United Kingdom, since 1996, Royal Academy of Music, London, since 2000.


  • License Royal Academy of Music, 1986.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Innovations. Composer: (music for 16 string guitar) Oxen of the Sun, (solo guitar) Looking Glass Ties, (guitar quartet) Carmen Fantasy, (guitar orchestra) Tempo of Three Quartered, (guitar and voice) Under Milk Wood Songs, (guitar quartet) Under Milk Wood Variations, Gnossiennes, (flute and guitar work) First Milonga, Last Tango, (guitar quartet) Lachrymae, (contemporary dance piece) Tango, (string orchestra) Arcadia, (orchestral song cycle) Dreamchild, (unaccompanied vocal work) Cottleston Pie (John Armitage Memorial prize, 2001), (solo piano work) An Ideal Insomnia, (multi-media work for dance, music, video) Spin (South East Arts funded, 2002), Tango: The White Queen, Trumpets and Clocks, (for solo piano) invisible starfall, 2003, (for solo guitar) Raise the Red Lantern, 2003-2004, (for two guitars) The Raw and the Cooked, 2004, (for violin, cello, bass clarinet and piano) The Garden of Cosmic Speculation, 2004. Musician: (cd) Carmen Fantasy, Vivaldi's Four Seasons, The Selevan Story, Red Leaves, The Choirboy's Christmas, By Arrangement, Songs from Britain and America, TETRA.


Member of The Royal Academy Music (honorary).


  • Other Interests

    Football, art.


Married Jenevora Williams, September 3, 1988. 1 child Lily.

Bryan John

Olwyn Marvelly Goss

Jenevora Williams

Lily Goss