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Manners Mcdade Signs Award-Winning Composer Benedict Taylor

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Benedict is known for his work in film and theatre scoring and as a violist, specialising in contemporary music

Manners Mcdade Signs Award-Winning Composer Benedict Taylor

Benedict Taylor is the latest signing to Manners McDade’s agency and publishing roster. His recent projects have included The Hungry; a Film London adaptation of Titus Andronicus, currently touring round many international festivals and recently released on Amazon, Maunraag (Monologue); a fictional reconstruction of the oeuvre of renowned modern playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar, award winning film The Bright Day, about a questioning young man’s journey through modern India in search of meaning and Oysters, a Film London production investigating the situation between two young people, with a shared emotional history.

Benedict writes extensively for new theatre, composing for a number of award-winning contemporary plays. Recent theatre work includes; Fireworks & The Djinns of Eidgah (Royal Court Theatre), Mr Incredible, You & Where Do Little Birds Go (Longsight Theatre). He is currently busy scoring Hot Young Bloods – a new verbatim play by Longsight Theatre.

Benedict said about the signing: “I’m thrilled to be working with the Manners McDade team. They have such a refreshing attitude towards music and composition, and an amazing history of working with composers in the music industry - with their artists creating everything from fantastic soundtracks to beautiful independent albums. I'm very excited to work with these guys to develop my career in composition. I feel I'm in really good hands!"

Previously, Benedict studied at the Royal Northern College of Music & Goldsmiths College where he now gives lectures in composition and performance. He also performs as a soloist and with top ensembles in many of the world’s leading venues and festivals. He is the founder and artistic director of CRAM, a music collective and independent record label dedicated to new and improvised music.

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Manners McDade, Wed, 06 Jun 2018 14:31:19 GMT