‘Here is a young composer who stands at the threshold of what promises to be an exciting career.’
John Rutter CBE, www.johnrutter.com
‘A complete, natural and exceptionally gifted multi-talented musician with the brightest future ahead.’
Murray McLachlan, www.murraymclachlan.co.uk
‘…stunning throughout, displaying not only a virtuoso technique but a flexibility and sensitivity to solo singers and choir alike.’
Toby Hession BA(Hons) (Cantab), AMusTCL (b. 1997) comes from Peterborough, and is currently reading for an MPhil in Music (Composition) at Clare College, Cambridge. He graduated with a Double First in Music from Clare in 2018, having held a Choral Scholarship and Instrumental Award there. Between 2010 and 2015 he attended Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester, studying piano with the acclaimed Japanese virtuoso Masayuki Tayama (with whom he continues to study), and composition with the award-winning Dr. Gavin Wayte. He currently studies composition with Richard Causton, and conducting with David Hill
Toby is a multi-faceted musician, with skills and experience in many genres and styles of music, quickly establishing a great reputation as a versatile composer and performer
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Toby is a registered composer with Edition Peters.
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