Composing

Composing

Phamie has been commissioned for many different projects through out the years and has written for theatre and dance companies, short films, and cds.

Commissions so far as a composer:
  • 1997: commissioned to write for the opening of the extension to Edinburgh Airport. ‘Highflyer
  • 1998: commissioned to write the sound track to a short film about Dumfries and Galloway. ‘Annandale
  • 1999: ‘New Voices’ Commission for Celtic Connections, Glasgow, Scotland. ‘Lammermuir’
  • Same year commissioned to write the musical score for ‘The Winters Tale’ theatre production directed by Hugh Hogart at The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Glasgow. Scotland
  • 2000: commissioned to write a song for the Gaelic Choir of Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Same year commissioned to write the music for ‘Le Roi Cerf’ by Le Petit Pied Theatre Company,Paris, France directed by Josephine de Meaux
  • 2001: commissioned to write a composition for ‘Real’ cd and wrote ‘Death of Tibbie Tamson
  • 2001: commissioned to write sound track for Morpheus Theatre production of ‘Pilot’ 
  • 2002: commissioned to write the sound track for film ‘Across the Waters’ by director Sana Bilgrami
  • 2011: commissioned to write ‘The Edinburgh Suite‘ by Tim Hollier of Atlantic Screen Music.
  • 2012: commissioned by Vox Motus to write the sound track to the theatre production of ‘The Infamous Brothers Davenport’

 

Phamie has recently completed recording and co-producing with Steve McLauchlin her latest commission ‘The Edinburgh Suite’ published by CAS. This was recorded at London’s Metropolis Studios with the London Metropolitan Orchestra (LMO) and the Classical Brit Award Winners, the Royal Scot Dragoon Guards. In this composition Gow has written for a wide range of orchestral instruments including 23 strings, 5 violas, 4 celli, 2 double basses with a brass section of 2 French horns, 2 trumpets, tenor trombone and bass trombone. Woodwind involved were flute, oboe and clarinet with acoustic and electric guitars. The Pipes and Drums of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards complete the sound of 40 instruments. ‘The Edinburgh Suite’ cd is to be released in the summer of 2011.

 

Phamie is currently writing her new piano solo cd which is expected to be released in February 2013.  More info to follow in due course.