Britten Pears Young Artist 2021/22


Jasmine Morris is studying Composition at the Royal College of Music on a full Scholarship under the tutelage of Simon Holt. In 2018 she joined The Purcell School of Music on the George Drexler Scholarship where her piece, Sirens for Harp and Orchestra was performed by the Purcell Symphony Orchestra and was one of the winning entries for the BBC Young Composer Competition 2020. She is currently working with the BBC Concert Orchestra on her orchestral piece, Crystalline for a performance and broadcast opportunity for BBC Radio 3. In 2019, she was composer in residence of the National Youth Orchestra where she had her pieces premiered at the Barbican centre. In March 2021, Jasmine received a commission from the Solem Quartet for their nationwide six part concert series: Beethoven Bartok Now, where her piece, Hitogata for Quartet and Electronics will be performed from December 2021 to March 2023. She is currently working on a commission for a contemporary production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest for the Multi-Award Winning Theatre Company Wildcard.