"an unexpected delight, and a festival highlight."
David Kettle, The Strad
"a stylish, colourfully orchestrated piece, its quiet, twitchy first bars the prelude to the titular 'surge' of energy"
The music of Scottish composer, collaborator and music educator Claire McCue has been performed across the UK, as well as Internationally, and been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Scotland. She is currently based in her hometown, Glasgow.
In progress... new commission for The Night With... series, composing for fantastic London based Vocal trio "Juice". Performances in Glasgow & Edinburgh in November 2018.
An exciting new commission is now underway for a collaboration with the National Youth Performing Arts Companies, working together for the first time.Youths from the National Youth Theatre of Scotland, Y-Dance, National Youth Choir of Scotland and National Youth Orchestra of Scotland will be performing an hour long original performance in Old Fruitmarket as part of the Merchant City Festival and European Games in August.
Claire's song, "Ghost Train" originally commissioned and premiered by NYCoS, will appear in a new version for 2 part choir and orchestra in the forthcoming Halloween Children's Classic Concert at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, performed by RSNO junior chorus, RSNO on 28th October.