Ben Clapton

ASME Summer School 2023 – Day 1

Today I attended my first official PD day as a teacher – and I haven’t even started as a teacher. That’s because over the summer holidays, the WA chapter of the Australian Society of Music Education (ASME) hold their summer school. Two full days of professional learning sessions that aim to upskill, inform, inspire and …

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MetSO Autumn Concert

Sunday 19 March, 3PMTaryn Fiebig Concert Hall, Churchlands SHS Featuring Tina Algeri performing the Grieg Piano Concerto, Dvorak Symphony No. 8, and a performance of Ben Clapton’s Karrinyup Fanfare, conducted by Bruce Herriman. Details from the MetSO Website.

MetSO Young Artists Gala

The Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra (MetSO) is holding their Young Artists Gala concert at Government House Ballroom on Sunday February 26. This special event will feature the talented MetSO Young Artists in solo performances, the MetSO Wind ensemble performing Strauss’ Serenade in E flat Major, Op. 7, and the world premiere of the “Karrinyup Fanfare” composed …

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Silent Night

This is a string quintet arrangement of the beloved holiday classic, “Silent Night.” This arrangement features violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, and double bass, and is perfect for use in worship settings. The included lead sheet allows for easy integration into a worship band setting. Our arrangement captures the peaceful and serene atmosphere of …

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I Ain’t Worried (String Orchestra)

This upbeat hit by Onerepublic features in the film Top Gear: Maverick. Arranged here for String Orchestra (with optional drums), it’s filled with driving melodies that perfectly capture a sun-filled summer day. The first violin part heads into fifth position, but all other upper string parts can comfortably be played in first position. There is …

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I Ain’t Worried

A lead sheet for OneRepublic’s single ‘I Ain’t Worried” from the ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ soundtrack. Melody line, chords and lyrics included in a short, easy to follow format that allows you to create your own performance. ‘I Ain’t Worried’ is a “pop-fuelled, upbeat number driven by cheery whistling and buoyant percussion” (NME).