- A Commonwealth Childhood -
Orchestra and Choir
- Pie Jesu (Cenotaph Requiem) Brass Band -
What is Kingfisher Music?
"Kingfisher Music" acts as the Publishing Arm and Sales Outlet for Commonwealth Music. It also offers a 'Music for Hire' service in respect of their larger scale works where appropriate.
"Kingfisher Music" actively seeks to discover, support, promote, and publish original compositions from talented new composers who are writing for a wide variety of ensembles.
The Composer in Residence for "Kingfisher Music" is Simon Haw, MBE.
"Kingfisher Music" has within its catalogue a section that focuses entirely on the "Classics" and offers bands worldwide the opportunity to Commission and Premier a new arrangement of a timeless "Classic" from any of the Great Composers.
The Staff Arranger for "Kingfisher Music" is Stephen C Barnwell.
“It sounds so convincing I cannot not believe it does not have Strings!” Members of the audience after a live performance given by the Bands of the Grenadier and Coldstream Guards at Cadogan Hall, London.
“It works as well for Symphonic Wind Band as it does for Orchestra!” Sebastian Rudnicki, First Violin with the English National Opera, at the Coliseum, Central London.
“That's the best brass band march I've played in years”. Kevin Steward, former Solo Horn with Desford.