Evan Dawson

Evan trained at the Guildhall School of Music in 2000, and writes in a wide range of styles including classical, contemporary jazz and folk. As well as being a composer, he leads Live Music Now – a charity that trains and arranges for musicians to work in challenging community settings. He has run orchestral and choral projects with BBC Radio 3, BBC Learning and the PRS, such as Listen Up!, Play it Again and Adopt a Composer. He is also a freelance saxophonist, and has been Director of Music at University College London.

Nico Sabatini

Nico studied composition at Birkbeck College and at the Guildhall School of Music where he and Evan first met. He is an eclectic freelance guitarist, with over 25 years of professional experience in musical genres as diverse as rock, jazz, pop, film music and musical theatre. His musical education started in his native Italy, where he performed with international artists such as Greg Bissonette and alongside Metalica. He is currently in great demand in London’s West End.