Euan Smith

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Euan has been a composer since the age of 8. His performance skills include Violin, Piano and Bb Baritone at Craigie High School (Scotland) as well as the Guitar and percussion. First major commission at 18 was 'Acts of Union' for a promenade theatre production (1998) at Edinburgh's Fringe Festival.

IN 1998, Euan studied for a BA(Hons) Music with Arts Management at Dartington College of Arts Devon, where composition was the main focus. Works included:

'Aura Blends' for Guitar and Piano (1999), 'Sicerat Imprincipio' for two pianos (1999), 'Enchantment' for the Black Hair Contemporary Ensemble (2000), 'Rubiyama' for four female voices (2000). 'Illusions of a New Found Planet (2001) for the Black Hair Contemporary Ensemble

In December 2001, Euan had 8 pieces which were inspired by Orkney and its Folklore performed in the St. Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall, Orkney.

Now in Lancaster, Euan is building on his performance and composition repertoire and is currently learning Erhu (Chinese violin), whilst composing for various groups. Euan has recently launch www.euansmith.co.uk to promote and sell his music.