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Kerensa Briggs

Described as 'poignant, ambivalent, quietly devastating music' in the New York Times, Kerensa Briggs is an award-winning composer specialising in choral music. Her music has been performed internationally at venues including St Paul’s Cathedral and the Sistine Chapel, and is regularly broadcast on BBC Radio 3, Classic FM and BBC Radio Scotland. Her portrait disc ‘Requiem’ for Delphian Records (2023) placed in the top 30 classical charts and was described as ‘alluring and heartfelt music’ by BBC music magazine. Kerensa was winner of the National Centre for Early Music Young Composers Award 2014 and is a member of the TheoArtistry Composers scheme at St Andrews' Institute for Theology and The Arts and the ‘Illuminate’ women’s music project. She is currently Composer in Residence for St Louis Chamber Chorus. Her love of choral music emanates from her background, singing in choirs including Gloucester Cathedral Youth and the choir of Choir King’s College London, where she held a Choral Scholarship and undertook an MMus in Composition. Selected works are published by Boosey & Hawkes and Stainer & Bell. 


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