"an unexpected delight, and a festival highlight."
David Kettle, The Strad (Edinburgh Festival)
"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.
news of a development with Edinburgh Contemporary Orchestra
January 2019: RSNO Junior Chorus Preliminary choirs will be singing several of my children's songs in their upcoming 40th Anniversary concert in the New Auditorium, Glasgo Concert Hall, in May 2019.
January 2019: I'm feeling very priviliged to have been selected to start the year on a LEAP Artist Development programme, produced by SERIOUS and supported by the Paul Hamyln Foundation. We had talks from Industry experts, delivered workshops working with fellow artists, and set about ideas for how to use our seed funding for new project ideas. After an intense 4 days at Cats Abbey, Oxford, I left feeling exhausted, but inspired and motivated by the amazing work of other musicians and speakers.
December 2018:The talented pre-juniors choir from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland will be singing one of my children's song "There's a Dinosaur in My Garden" in their Christmas concert at City Halls, Glasgow.
November 2018: Looking forward to performances this month in Glasgow and Edinburgh of "I Regret Your Sex" , with Juice vocal ensemble (SSA)..
September 2018: In progress... new commission for The Night With... series, composing for fantastic London based Vocal trio "Juice". Performances in Glasgow & Edinburgh in November 2018.
April 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.