Zoe Dixon, Blind Composer and Musician Profile Interview

Episode 1411,  Oct 06, 09:07 AM

Blind Composer and Musician Zoe Dixon, who recently graduated from Oxford, has just become the first Composer in Association with the Joyful Company of Singers and will have her first piece of work for the Choir, ‘Oh come, Let Us Sing’, performed at the JCOS’s gala concert at the Cadogan Hall in London on Sunday 16 October 2022.

RNIB Connect Radio’s Toby Davey recently caught up with Zoe to find out a bit more about her background as a composer and musician, her time at New College Worcester, time studying at Oxford and of course now becoming the first Composer in Association with the Joyful Company of Singers.

Zoe began by telling toby about her early life growing up listening to her sister doing her piano practice before taking up the piano and other instruments, composing music during her time at New College Worcester and how supportive the staff at the College were to Zoe and her musical studies. Then to talking about her time studying at Oxford and how Zoe and her Lecturers work on ways of making her studies accessible to her. Finally we come to Zoe’s new role as Composer in Association with the Joyful Company of Singers. 

If you would like to find out more about Zoe’s time as Composer in Association at the Joyful Company of Singers then do visit their website - https://www.jcos.co.uk


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