Geoffrey Poole is a contemporary classical composer of more 120 works, performed in thirty countries. He has successfully fulfilled major commissions for orchestral, choral, chamber, short film, theatre, and dance situations as well as virtuoso solo works and educational music. Several of his most striking works have involved cross-culturalism, as in the concertos for Ghanean drummer, or for Javanese gamelan, or Jazz piano with orchestra or band.
His music is represented on 15 CDs, more than fifty scores are published by Edition Peters (London), and others by Forsyth Educational and Maecenas Wind Band catalogues. He has been an influential university professor, active in four continents with several of his successful PhD pupils attracted by his work from round the world. He is an accomplished and recorded pianist, busy these days as composer, performer, workshop leader, adjudicator, ISM council, promoter etc.
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