Miriam Mackie - Composer  

Welcome to my profile pages. Click on a tab above to access my biography, list of work, sound samples of my music, as well as details of forthcoming events.

The Meljon Singers are to perform the 'Missa Brevis' again, and premiere 'To the end of the world' in a concert 'A muse of one's own' on Saturday March 7th, 2020. 7.30 at St Mary's Church, South Woodford.

The Marsyas Trio premiered my new piece 'Same Place' for flute, cello and piano in June at the 1901 Club, in June this year.

Choral piece 'To the end of the world' was long-listed for the recent Walter Hussey Composition Prize.

Past events:

The London Festival of Contemporary Church Music commissioned me to provide the Responses and Lord's Prayer for the Festival last year. This took place at St Pancras Church on Wednesday, May 16th and was broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. The Festival choir was directed by Christopher Batchelor.

Friday 18th May, 2018 at St Mary Magdalene Church, Munster Square, NW1 3PH. London Composers' Forum concert 'Aspects of Piano'. Martin Jones played my solo piece 'Line'.

New vocal ensemble Philomel commissioned 'Sappho Fragments' which was premiered at the Brunel Museum, Rotherhithe, in November, with subsequent performances in March 2018.

'Two Rossetti Songs' were sung by the Barley Singers at an event for International Women's Day at the Tea House Theatre, Vauxhall, in March 2018.

'Modern Times: the life and death of Simone Weil' was given its first performance at Morley College on October 15th, 2017, with Jillian Bain Christie soprano, Rosie Bergonzi percussion, and Catherine Herriott percussion and piano.

The London Contemporary Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Alan Taylor, played 'Ticking' in their concert at St George the Martyr, Borough, on September 30th 2017.

My organ piece 'Kept Burning' was selected by Judith Weir and Thomas Trotter to be workshopped at an event run by Choir and Organ Magazine in September 2015.

Rolf Hind (piano) and the CoMA London Ensemble, directed by Gregory Rose, performed my mini piano concerto 'Lurches Away' at St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, June 2015.

'Ah Belinda' with Rolf Hind (piano), album 'Es ist nicht mein' (Borrowed Materials), CoMa 2008

Consonum/Miriam Mackie/ Final Notations

'Awake and asleep' from Niall O'Riordan (alto flute) and Meg Griffith (shruti box) at Essex Church, Notting Hill, August 2014

Illumination, 'And we rejoiced' (2005) CD available (see Contact)