Being in the Summer School was a dream come true. It was the perfect opportunity for composers of many kinds to learn, develop, enjoy and share ideas with like minded people. The Course was split into five contrasting groups; Vocal, World music, Jazz, Film music and Instrumental music. I was in the instrumental group, with David Horne, who helped me and the whole group to craft our music for the last performance. He was so helpful – he gave great advice and I have learnt so much over the course of the week – I wouldn’t have missed this week for the world.