Biography

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Short Biography

Micayla Tose is a Welsh composer and folk musician based in Bath, UK. Her works have been performed at the Bagpipe Society Annual Blowout and at Cuffern Manor. Performers have included Plus Minus and Scapegoat. Her works explore a range of styles, and are always influenced by her folk background. She also performs as part of the Welsh folk group Estron, and is one half of Tra Bo Dau, a duo that performs Welsh folk songs. She is currently studying for her MMus in Composition, and is working on a piece for bagpipe duo and electronics, as well as future works for Estron and Tra Bo Dau.

Long Biography

Micayla Tose is a Welsh composer and folk musician, based in Bath, UK. Her works explore a range of styles, and are always influenced by her folk background.

Performers of her works have included Plus Minus and Scapegoat. In 2015 she was commissioned to write a piece for an ensemble of G and D bagpipes, which was workshopped and performed at the Bagpipe Society Annual Blowout. Over the last few years she has composed soundtracks for a number of short films and animations by emerging film-makers in Bath and Bristol, including Twmpath, a Welsh-language animation. In 2016, she composed a full album of works based on the Welsh legend of Branwen from the Mabinogion.

Micayla also performs as part of the Welsh folk group Estron, playing clarinet, ukulele and Welsh bagpipes, and is one half of Tra Bo Dau, a duo that performs Welsh folk songs, both traditional and contemporary. She has composed a number of songs and instrumental pieces which have since been adopted into the repertoires of both groups, and have been performed at Cuffern Manor, and Fishguard Folk Festival.

She is studying for her MMus in Composition at Bath Spa University, and is currently working on a piece for bagpipe duo and electronics, and a piece for wind band, as well as future works for Estron and Tra Bo Dau.

Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mickytose/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mickymusics

And Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/micayla-tose