Alan Bullard was born in 1947, grew up in London and studied with Geoffrey Flowers and Desmond Swinburn when at school, then with Herbert Howells and Antony Hopkins at the Royal College of Music, and with Arnold Whittall at Nottingham University. For many years he taught composition and musicianship at Colchester Institute (University Centre Colchester), and he now works as a freelance composer, living in East Anglia, UK.
He has been writing music all his life, and frequently undertakes commissions for choral societies, church choirs, orchestral societies and many other ensembles. His choral music, both sacred and secular, has been performed in a wide range of venues. It has been recorded on CD by such ensembles as Selwyn College Choir, Kings College Choir, The Sixteen, and is regularly broadcast in the UK, the US, and elsewhere.
As well as music for a wide range of ensembles and soloists, he has also written much educational music, which is performed in concerts and music examinations all over the world.
He holds an ARCM from the Royal College of Music, a BMus from London University, an MA from Nottingham University and a DU (Honorary Doctorate) from Essex University.
For further details, visit www.alanbullard.co.uk