Michael E Rose

Composer, conductor and teacher


Michael's lyrical, charming, stylish and above all playable and singable music has become a staple of teachers of children and adults, who reach gladly for albums full of tuneful and attractive music. Moreover, it is music which is carefully tailored to the learning needs of instrumentalists, whether they are aiming to pass exams or simply to play for pleasure.


Michael has been commissioned to produce a number of small- and large-scale works, from choral/orchestral works such as 'Sounds and Sweet Airs' (for the Bedford Choral Society), to carols and chamber works for local choirs and musical friends.


Michael is extremely versatile. He has even written a work for piano, 2 cellos, violin, recorder and cricket bat and ball, including themes from Sibelius symphonies, for the 80th birthday of a music- and cricket-loving friend, whose family commissioned the work as a birthday present.

Ten Dances cover Party Time cover Published works

A large amount of Michael's music for amateurs is available from major publishers including the Associated Board, Novello and Fentone.


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Michael's unpublished works include a number of pieces which have been specially written for young players, including commissions for the Bedfordshire County Youth Orchestras and Chamber Music Courses. Many of these are available from the Bedfordshire Music Library.


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Unpublished works

To commission Michael, please call him on 01234 713057, or click on the Contact  Us tab in the menu bar to e-mail us (messages will be read by CRO's office and passed on to him).


Composition tuition

Michael also teaches composition at various levels, including assisting students at A level and degree level.


Please call him on 01234 713057 to discuss your needs.