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Desmond Clarke and Patrick Jones receive RPS Prize 2015 commissions

Posted on 24 July 2015

Congratulations to PhD candidates Desmond Clarke and Patrick John Jones, who have been selected for the 2015 Royal Philharmonic Composition Prize.

Desmond Clarke and Patrick John Jones

Desmond and Patrick each received £3,000 commissions to write new pieces for the Philharmonia’s Music of Today series and join the Philharmonia Orchestra’s Young Composers Academy. Desmond has just finished writing up his PhD in Composition under the supervision of Dr Martin Suckling, whilst Patrick is entering his third year of a PhD in Composition with Dr Thomas Simaku.