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Emma Pascoe has been commissioned by the ORA Singers and Suzi Digby OBE as part of their inaugural Graduate Composers 2024 programme, and will join their ‘100 Commissions Catalogue’, with a world premiere performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in September 2024. She recently made her radio debut on BBC Radio 4’s Sunday Worship with Inner Voices (dir. Ralph Allwood MBE), who also took her music on their tour of Italy earlier this year. She has a place to study for a Master’s degree in Composition at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire from September 2024.

She graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London, with a Bachelor of Music degree in 2020. She was selected to be a Picture Gallery Composer-in-Residence at the college in 2019, which involved writing for the renowned Royal Holloway Chapel Choir and their director, Rupert Gough. Under the tutelage of Samantha Fernando, Nina Whiteman, and John Traill, her music was workshopped by CHROMA, and performed by the Jane Holloway Choir. She assisted Nathan James Dearden as the inaugural Young Associate Conductor of the Royal Holloway New Voices Consort and New Music Collective, which collaborated with Judith Weir in 2020. She was founder and co-manager of the Royal Holloway Conductors’ Collective, which included tuition from Rebecca Miller and Neil Ferris. She also conducted three premieres as part of the Festival of Contemporary Music for All 2020. Her music has been requested to be performed twice by Jack Gibbons in his annual Oxford Summer Piano Series.

She is founder and director of the 'Songs Away From Time' project, and a member of the Opus 48 choir. She was manager of SJE Arts (Oxford) from 2020 to 2023.

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