J. Simon van der Walt

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J. Simon van der Walt is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and teacher, living and working in Scotland. His music draws on many styles and approaches, including score-based composition, installation, sound art, performance, devising and improvising. At one time a jazz trumpet player, Simon has also been known to perform on the trombone, didgeridu, guitar, gamelan, laptop, and an assortment of home-made instruments. He teaches at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, where he is head of the taught postgraduate programmes in music.

On this site

Catalog of works with program notes, forces and durations, scores, recordings and video
Blog news, reviews, ideas
About more about my work as a composer, performer and teacher


SoundCloud.com/tedthetrumpet – current audio explorations
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