Jeremy Holland–Smith — Musician — 3 Point Charge — Music Album Artwork

British Composer Awards 2018

Jeremy was nominated for the 2018 British Composer Awards for his work, The Caretakers Guide to the Orchestra.

Commissioned by the Docklands Sinfonia the work leads the audience on an exploration of each family of instruments, culminating in a rip-roaring, roller-coaster ‘Overture’ – a celebration of all things orchestral. 

The Caretaker’s Guide to the Orchestra received its world premiere in July 2017 in front of an enthusiastic audience of 2,300 primary school pupils in Tower Hamlets, where the orchestra is based. 

The UK’s fourteen foremost composers were revealed at the glittering ceremony, hosted by BBC Radio 3 presenters Andrew McGregor and Sara Mohr-Pietsch. In addition to the twelve category winners, two composers were presented with Gift of BASCA Awards in recognition of their contribution to new music.

Celebrating the art of composition and showcasing the creative talent of contemporary composers and sound artists, the British Composer Awards are presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS for Music. The event is in association with BBC Radio 3 providing exclusive broadcast coverage. The winning works represent the best contemporary composition that premiered in the UK in the year leading up to 31 March 2018.