Emily Howard’s work is regularly commissioned, performed and broadcast internationally by world-leading festivals and ensembles including the BBC Proms, Wien Modern, the London Symphony Orchestra and Bamberger Symphoniker. Her music has received awards including the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Composers (2008) and a British Composer Award (2012). A graduate in Mathematics and Computer Science from Oxford University, her compositions, such as Magnetite and Calculus of the Nervous System, are frequently rooted in scientific and mathematical concepts. Further information is available at www.emilyhoward.com.
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