Biography

Mary Bellamy

  • Composer

Mary Bellamy studied composition Cardiff University, Wales and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, gaining her PhD from Sheffield University in 2003. Her pieces have been performed at festivals in the UK and abroad, including Europaischer Musikmonat (Basle, Switzerland) ppIANISSIMO (Sofia, Bulgaria) and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, as well as the Cutting Edge and Out Hear concert series’, and have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Performances have been given by leading contemporary music ensembles such as the London Sinfonietta, the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, the Composers Ensemble, the SEM Ensemble, Ensemble Expose and Suono Mobile, as well as by renowned soloists Richard Craig, Severine Ballon, Genevieve Lacey and Judith Hamman. As well as writing concert works she has collaborated on a number of audio-visual installations, which have been exhibited in New York, Venice and the UK. Mary is currently senior lecturer in composition at the University of Huddersfield.

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