Current and former students selected as 2019/20 RPS Composers

Posted on 13 August 2019

The Royal Philharmonic Society have announced the latest members of their prestigious Emerging Composers scheme.

Robin Haigh, currently studying for a PhD at York with Martin Suckling, and Joel Järventausta, a former York undergraduate have been selected for the programme. Robin receives a £2500 commission to write for the 2020 Presteigne Festival, while Joel has a £2500 commission to write for the Philharmonia Orchestra in 2020.

Find an introduction to the 2019/20 scheme, alongside more information about each of the students and their respective involvement:

Robin Haigh

Joel Järventausta