Jennifer Martin Jen Owens

As a Composer in the Community

Jennifer has gained an enviable reputation as a composer committed to working in a variety of educational and community settings.  Her work has taken her to schools across Scotland, adult training centres, prisons, universities and colleges, and has given her a breadth of insight into the creative process which continues to have a direct impact on her own creative practice.

Current projects

Hear My Music: Developing a new work with vulnerable young people, which they will perform alongside the Glasgow-based chamber ensemble ‘Daniel’s Beard.’

Scottish Ensemble: Leading the ‘Wired’ series of creative, pre-concert workshops in Aberdeen for school pupils.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Teaching two ‘Exploring Music’ courses in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh’s Lifelong Learning programme.

Horsecross, Perth: Leading the Young Composers’ workshops as part of the Young Writers programme.

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