Mark Whitefield


Born in Oakham, Rutland, Mark Whitefield spent most of his formative years in the Midlands area. Before relocating to the West Country to undertake a period of study at Dartington College of Arts, Totnes, Devon, where he obtained a BA [Hons] in Music Composition.

He is a composer of eclectic and wide-ranging interests, with a compositional language that can best be described as focusing on classical/art music but within a tonal context.

His activities as a composer have included music for a diverse range of instruments. Which encompass solos, duets, quartets, quintets, sextets and music for orchestra.

A selection of his published music for wind ensemble are available from &

Mark Whitefield is also a member of the Performing Rights Society and The Ivors Academy.

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CCA Composer of the Month – September 2014

Mark Whitefield is the 20th CCA colleague in our series of Central Composers' Alliance's COMPOSER OF THE MONTH. In these featurettes, you will learn more about each of our composers in turn and the...