Alan Bullard is a popular and accomplished composer who frequently accepts commissions of sacred and secular repertoire for choral societies, Church choirs, chamber, children’s, and community choirs.
Alan Bullard is a popular and accomplished composer who frequently accepts commissions of sacred and secular repertoire for choral societies, Church choirs, chamber, children’s, and community choirs. Many of his choral works are published by Oxford University Press, for whom he has edited and contributed to a number of anthologies including the four Flexible books. Large and smaller choral works have been recorded by Selwyn College Choir, Kings College Choir, and The Sixteen, and are performed and broadcast across the world.
He also writes for a wide range of orchestral societies, ensembles, and soloists, and has composed much educational music, including the Joining the Dots sight-reading series, Scale Explorer series, and with his wife, Janet, Pianoworks.
For many years Alan combined composition with a post as a college lecturer in East Anglia. Alan taught composition for many years in East Anglia, having studied with some eminent composers including Herbert Howells at the Royal College of Music and Arnold Whittall at Nottingham University. His own catalogue dates back to 1973 and is published by a range of publishers including Oxford University Press, Banks, Novello, RSCM, GIA, Colne Edition, and others. It is sung by choirs large and small, professional and amateur.