Lawrence, Alan

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Born: 1949

Country: Hertfordshire, United Kingdim

Studies: Royal College of Music

Teachers: John Lambert


Alan Lawrence worked for a number of companies, including the Old Vic Theatre Company in London and on tour in the UK and internationally. It was with this company that he first came to Australia in 1979. Since then he has written music for a number of Queensland Theatre Company productions including three of the popular Shakespeare in the Park series.

In 1987 Alan Lawrence decided to concentrate entirely on composing. He established a recording studio in central London, writing and producing music for many television productions ranging from current affairs to comedy via the arts. He also composed and produced music for major exhibition spaces in Britain and Europe including the Museum of London and Granada Studios.

In 1997 Alan Lawrence closed his studio, deciding to concentrate on music for concert performance. With his wife, the actress Carol Burns, Lawrence returned to Queensland. Since then he has composed a variety of orchestral and chamber works [1]

Works for Percussion

Adopted Ratios
Kattrin's Drum