David Nunn is a composer and music educator based in London. His output encompasses instrumental, vocal, choral, and electronic music, and ranges from solo to orchestral in scope. Through his music, he aims to create an escapism for the listener, and his music is often driven by circular processes and immersive textures. It is sometimes minimal and introspective, and at other times joyous and chaotic.
He has written for musicians such as ensemble recherche, Equinox Duo, The Hermes Experiment, Parandrus, Psappha, Elias Peter Brown, Emily Earl, Thomas Fetherstonhaugh, George Fu, Zoë Martlew, Lauren Scott, Mark Simpson, Rosalind Ventris, and Huw Watkins. His choral music has been performed by numerous choirs across Europe, in the US, and in the Far East.
He studied with Helen Grime at the Royal Academy of Music, where he won the RCS Muriel Dawson Award and Alan Bush Composition Prize, and he also studied with Julian Anderson and Christian Mason. His music is published non-exclusively by Black Dot Press.
If you would like to perform his music or commission a piece, please get in touch.
15 July 2021, St Mary's Church, Twickenham
Equinox Duo, flute and harp
Commissioned by RCS
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postponed due to coronavirus:
The Goat and the Kid
New London Children's Choir
Commissioned by NLCC
Alastair Watson, clarinet
David Nunn, piano
Commissioned by Alastair Watson
oh pristine example
St. John's Choir and live electronics
Commissioned by St. John's Choir
Credit: Carol Parris
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