I showed an early aptitude for music, and I am very grateful to my parents for arranging piano lessons for me from the age of six. My teacher Stuart Thyne was the best possible teacher for me: scholarly and thorough, he developed my ear, taught me musical theory as well as piano, and encouraged composition. He was also one of the few people who really understood me.
In addition to piano, I play organ and clarinet. I have a tenor voice and I sing in two choirs.
I have composed a number of pieces, but I have never had anything published.
I recorded the following performances when I was 10 years old:
Here are performances of some of my adult compositions:
And here are performances, by me as an adult, of other piano music: