Tom Owen completed a PhD in composition in 2012 at The University of Sheffield.
His influences largely include a number of the usual European avant-garde
suspects - Boulez, Berio, Pousseur, Lutoslawski.
Tom plays clarinet and bass clarinet, and recently has been drawing on prolonged
and exploratory improvisations on these instruments to generate material.
Tom has a varied teaching schedule including at Sheffield Music Academy
(composition, theory, piano and 'A' level music), at the University
(conducting), and private clarinet tuition.
A number ot Tom’s works are available through Contemporary British Woodwind Sheet Music (www.cbwsm.co.uk).
Tom is also a ballet repetiteur.