My professional career began in the 60’s with the legendary folk group, ‘The Halliard’. I attended Brentwood College of Education (Anglia Ruskin University) & Trinity College of Music, London. Taught for a while, subsequently freelancing, playing guitar, composing & arranging for Chappell & Co.. Recording with the BBC Concert Orchestra & conducting at The Royal Albert Hall left enduring memories. I arranged & composed music for thirteen, internationally published books for the guitar. The Royal Albert Hall & The Purcell Room on London’s South Bank saw the first performances of two original choral works. In 1984 I returned to Music Education, retiring in 2004. I compose & play the occasional recording session.
'The Halliard' L-R: Nigel Paterson, Nic Jones, Dave Moran
(Photo © 2005 Helen Jones)
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Latest original work: 'Thinking Music (Pax Vobiscum)'. A wordless hymn, written as a response to horrific world events.
Nigel Paterson Music, established 1980
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