23 May 2018

Composing music for Royal Weddings and New Zealand choirs

From Upbeat, 1:00 pm on 23 May 2018

British composer Paul Mealor is in Auckland this week working with the Auckland Youth Choir leading up to their performance of his Symphony No1. 'Passiontide' in Holy Trinity Cathedral on Saturday.

 He will also give a lecture at St Johns College on music and the church while he is here.

composer Paul Mealor

composer Paul Mealor Photo: Supplied

Paul reached a global audience when he composed the anthem for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton

He also had  considerable success with his piece for The Military Wives Choir and Gareth Malone which sold so well that he was  voted the nation’s favorite living composer in 2012 in Classic FM’s poll .