Composer, improviser and performer. Learnt to improvise while working as a theatre musician and MD, after travelling and studying folk music in Hungary and Romania. Have connected and worked with many artists in different parts of the world – including Italy, Japan, Palestine and India. Co-founder of Fractofusus – now devising a musical project about trees in connection with the new Tree Charter. Founded Footloose Community Arts in 2000, working with schools and community groups, mainly on environmental themes – projects such as Water Stories, Bugs Came First, Variation and Adaptation. Currently focused on developing work with Terabac, composing songs about bugs, practising playing the saw and devising music inspired by the language of pheromones.