Nigel Clarke

Musician, Musical Artist

1960 –


Who is Nigel Clarke?

Nigel Clarke is a British composer and musician. He is a former head of composition and contemporary music at the London College of Music and Media.

Clarke began his career as a military bandsman, then studied composition at the Royal Academy of Music with composer Paul Patterson. While at the Royal Academy, he was awarded the Queen's Commendation for Excellence. He was previously Young Composer in Residence at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Composition and Contemporary Music Tutor at the Royal Academy of Music, London, Head of Composition at the London College of Music and Media, a visiting tutor at the Royal Northern College of Music and Associate Composer to the world famous Black Dyke Mills Band and Associate Composer to the Band of the Grenadier Guards. He has also been guest professor at the Xinjiang Arts Institute in China and Associate Composer to the Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall. More recently he has become Associate Composer to Brass Band Buizingen in Belgium, and is currently Composer in Residence to the Marinierskapel der Koninklijke Marine as well as a Visiting Adjunct Professor of Music at Middle Tennessee State University.

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  • Royal Academy of Music

on July 23, 2013


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