Open Academy


As well as studying composition at the Royal Academy of Music James has worked extensively with the Academy’s creative learning and participation department Open Academy. Having been an Open Academy Fellow during the Academic year 2015-16, James now continues to work with Open Academy, delivering musical projects within the local community. Recent projects have included: a collaboration with the Royal Albert Hall inspired by the music of Hollywood film composer James Newton Howard, working with music technologist and workshop leader Gawain Hewitt at College Park Special Educational Needs School, and creating original musical theatre pieces with students from Agryle Primary School.