Paul Fretwell


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  • Composer and Performer

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  • ISEA1997

    Paul Fretwell was born in a small village in Nottinghamshire, England in 1972. His first instrumental compositions were heard while still at school. At the age of sixteen he was awarded a subsidized place at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester, where he pursued both his instrumental studies and composition. He later attended the University of Birmingham, where he gained a first class honours degree in music, specializing in composition and performance.While in Birmingham he began to work in the electro-acoustic medium, and had many pieces performed on the BEAST multi-speaker diffusion system. In 1995 he received an MA in Electro-acoustic Music (with distinction) from City University, London. He is currently researching a PhD in Electro-acoustic Composition at City University under the tutelage of Denis Smalley. His work has been performed across the UK and Europe, and most recently in Vienna. Future performances are also due in York and Edinburgh.


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  • United Kingdom

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