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More Masquerade Music pieces to appear on Trinity College sylllabus January 08, 2016
Trinity College London have recently been trawling through mountains of publications in search of suitable repertoire for the 2017-2019 Woodwind syl... [MORE]

Ballade to appear on Trinity College Grade 7 Jazz Sax syllabus July 24, 2014
I'm delighted to let you know that my Ballade (Eb or Bb Saxophone, & Piano, & CD included) is to be featured on new Trinity College Jazz e... [MORE]

The Storytellers Tour; an inspirational week! May 19, 2014
The Storytellers Tour Graham Kendrick & Philippa Hanna   I had the pleasure in being involved in this wonderful recent UK tour by Chri... [MORE]

A 'Gem' of an adventure with Sam and Amy March 03, 2014
  Radio Gem 106 (Nottingham, and Midlands popular radio station, UK) listeners will be familiar with the brilliant Sam and Amy shows (along ... [MORE]

January 2014 update January 24, 2014
Another year has seemingly flown by, and yet again I find myself apologising for neglecting this news page. 2013 was an exciting year with projects ... [MORE]

Within the Veil Collaboration Instrumental Worship CD now available May 21, 2013
  Earlier in the year I was delighted to collaborate with Pastor Brenda Taylor on a new Instrument Worship CD 'Within the veil'. The idea w... [MORE]

Songs for Claire (Saxophone & Piano) now listed on Trinity Guildhall Jazz Sax syllabus May 03, 2013
  I have recently discovered (quite by accident) that my suite for Saxophone and Piano, Songs for Claire is now featured on the Grade 4 Jazz... [MORE]

Celtic collage hits the shelves! October 04, 2012
My Celtic / Folk inspired collection of original pieces for flute and CD called Celtic collage is now complete and available here .  ... [MORE]

Newest project; 'Celtic Collage' for future publication via June 23, 2012
  Those who know me will be aware of my love of celtic music, and folk/world music come to that! I was brought up listening to Steeleye Span... [MORE]

Delighted to be part of a new venture; @twtrsymphony May 03, 2012
  2012 has brought many exciting new opportunities and projects (more details of to be added into my new blog... coming soon) but the one I ... [MORE]

Israel conference 2012 March 12, 2012
I was delighted and blessed to be part of the music minstry team in February to attend the 2012 Israel conference 'the lion roars' at the Emman... [MORE]

Latest news...... March 11, 2012
Wow, apologies that it's been a while since I updated things here, the great news is that I 've been involved in lots of great projects and eve... [MORE]

Publishing offer..... August 17, 2011
I was recently approached by a well established (30+ years!) UK music publisher regarding my compositions. I had sent a sample to them around a year... [MORE]

New Composition 'Ballade' (Eb or Bb sax & piano) July 30, 2011
In May this year I began working on a new piece that I have simply entitled 'Ballade'. It came about after learning a few new pieces in a smooth jaz... [MORE]

June 2011 saxophone ensemble workshop report June 28, 2011
On Saturday 25th June 2011 7 alto saxophonists gathered at my home (the dining table had been ceremoniously dumped in the garage for the day!) to co... [MORE]

Student concert report (2nd April 2011) April 17, 2011
    April 2nd 2011 saw our brave students once again taking to the stage to treat us to an evening of music on saxophone... [MORE]

Date set for our next student concert. February 07, 2011
Please mosy on over to the EVENTS page where you can see details of of up coming student concert. Please note that this event is intended for family... [MORE]

New teaching slots available for new students January 07, 2011
I have decided in 2011 to expand my teaching a little and am pleased to be able to open up a few more teaching slots. I have operated a waiting list... [MORE] is born....... December 10, 2010
  I am delighted to announce that is now officially LIVE!   Masquerade-music specialises in new, original ... [MORE]

Join me on facebook and twitter September 29, 2010
If you're an avid 'twitter-er' or facebook fan, you can keep up to date with me on my facebook Musicians page;!/p... [MORE]

Clarinet & saxophone workshops a success. September 20, 2010
Last year I decided to run a couple of small work shops in order for my own students to experience playing as part of a small ensemble. After r... [MORE]

Concert report 3 July 2010, Hucknall, Nottingham. July 18, 2010
The Central methodist church in Hucknall, Nottingham provived the venue for my solo spots with The Carousel singers of Wollaton. The building itself... [MORE]

Summer workshop dates announced. June 07, 2010
After the success of last years workshops I am again running short sessions in the Summer to encourage everyone to at least feel the experience of... [MORE]

concert report - Student / Teacher concert 1st May 1020 May 02, 2010
    An appreciative audience gathered to enjoy an evening concert hosted by, and show casing the students of Keri Degg. ... [MORE]

Concert confirmed as 1st May (student concert, then soft jazz etc from myself) May 01, 2010
I'm pleased to confirm that our next informal concert will start at 7pm on Saturday 1st May 2010 at 'The junction 28 church' South Normanton (1 mi... [MORE]

Possible dates for the next student concert. March 26, 2010
I am in the process of arranging our next student concert and would like to suggest the following dates; either SATURDAY 1st May, or FRIDAY 28th M... [MORE]

New and Improved email delivery service March 11, 2010
Great news! My 'digital delivery' service has been improved due to new equipment. If you choose 'pdf email delivery' as the option in the shop, yo... [MORE]

New concert date added and newest composition. February 28, 2010
I have been invited back to play 3 solo spots once again with the 'Carousel Singers' (Wollaton) at Hucknall methodist church on 3rd July 2010. Mor... [MORE]

New sheet music available for January 2010 January 26, 2010
Please visit the Compositions page; to see details of 2 new compositions available to buy in the ... [MORE]

Concert report, Stapleford 5th december 2009 December 06, 2009
I was invited to play 3 solo sets for this event which was basically a Carol concert featuring local ladies choir 'The Carausels' at Stapleford me... [MORE]

DIGITAL DELIVERY by PDF/MP3 files option now available in my shop November 26, 2009
I have decided to join the 21st century at last, so have now added the option of EMAIL DELIVERY on all items in my shop.   Benefits inc... [MORE]

Myriads update November 17, 2009
'Myriads' (a recent composition of mine) was performed on Saturday at the Guildhall school of Music and Drama and apparantely was well received by... [MORE]

'Myriads' shortlisted for Reedplay competition. November 12, 2009
I have just received a lovely letter to say that the 'Reedplay' competition attracted a "considerable amount of high quality entries" and that 'My... [MORE]

New compositions available in the shop. November 09, 2009
Please visit my shop where there is a steadily growing selection of sheet music available for woodwind / piano.     COMING SOON... [MORE]

'Songs for Claire' now on sale for Alto (or Bari) sax and piano September 17, 2009
If anyone has listened to my suite 'Songs for Claire' (Soprano version is on my reverbnation page, see links) and felt a bit left out because they... [MORE]

Review needed!! Can you help? September 17, 2009
Are there any budding saxophonists/writers out there that feel they could write an informative, (and praising?!) review of 'Songs for Claire' whic... [MORE]

I have decided on the following dates for this initial year of Summer ensemble workshops;   Saxophone workshop - Thursday 20th August 1... [MORE]

'Songs for Claire' now available to buy. July 21, 2009
Having recently having visited the Spartan Press Music Publisher's website, I found that Songs for Claire is now available to buy at £9.99 (... [MORE]

After reflecting on the joy of playing within a group (I play Alto saxophone with equinox, and Soprano sax with a Saxophone quartet) I have decide... [MORE]

July concert, courses, and composing news. July 02, 2009
I am pleased to report that tickets are now avaialable for our student showcase concert on Saturday 18th July. It will be fairly informal and will... [MORE]

Student concert and new youtube clip May 22, 2009
I have set a provisional date of the evening of Saturday 18th July for a combined student/tutors concert, as the junction 28 church, South Norman... [MORE]

'Songs for Claire' to be published by Spartan Press Music Publishers. May 08, 2009
I am delighted to report that Spartan Press Music Publishers have written to me to say that they would like to publish 'Songs for Claire' (composed mi... [MORE]

My first YOUTUBE clip! March 25, 2009
In an effort to keep up with technology, I decided to record myself playing my 'new toy' the AKAI EWI.   It can be viewed here http://www.youtu... [MORE]

new Celtic Saxophone quartet off the press! February 17, 2009
I have recently completed a Celtic style saxophone quartet (SATB). Each instrument gets it chance to shine, with all taking the lead voice in varying ... [MORE]

New projects on the go. February 17, 2009
Well, where to start!   As always I have dozens of snippets of melodies in my manuscript book that get jotted down as they pop into my head. &... [MORE]

Myspace February 17, 2009
If you visit , you should find my new page. My recent composition 'Songs for Claire' is featured and can be heard if you... [MORE]