(b. 1944, Porto).
British composer, born in Portugal and now resident in the USA, of mostly orchestral, chamber and choral works that have been performed in the Americas and Europe.
Mr. Hawkins studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he graduated in 1966, and later studied composition with Cesar Bresgen at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg.
Among his honours is First Prize in the competition Das Neue Lied in Salzburg (1960s).
He taught as a professor at the Royal Academy of Music from 1979–88.
His primary publishers are ECS Publishing, the Keturi Musikverlag and Stainer & Bell.
SELECT LIST OF WORKS
A Day in Town, youth orchestra, 1974
On Stage, 1985 (version of work for 2 pianos)
Concerto for Oboe, Strings and Harpsichord, 1990
Theme, Variations and Fugue, 'Rasmandala' (concerto), piano, orchestra, 1995
Three Maidens (concerto), French horn, orchestra, 2000
Diversions, oboe, violin, viola, cello, 1977
Dancing Partners, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, 1982
The Coffee House Meeting, 2 violins, 1986
Glimpses of a Garden, flute/alto recorder, any keyboard instrument, 1990
La Cicada, clarinet, cello, piano, 1992
Winnepocket Waltz, 3 violins (3rd + viola), cello, double bass, 2000
The Castle Ball (trio sonata), violin, cello, piano, 2004
This Endris Night (carol), mixed chorus, organ, 1975
Train Talk, Caramba Band, mixed chorus, piano, percussion ad libitum, 1985
The Riders, children's chorus, 1987
Santa Sophia (cantata), children's chorus, organ, 1991
Rosamundi (carol), mixed chorus, harp/any keyboard instrument, 1994
Four Carols, mixed chorus, harp/any keyboard instrument, 1999 (also version for female chorus, harp/any keyboard instrument, 2000)
Hillside and Seaside, children's chorus, piano, 2001
The Eastern River (mass), soprano, alto, tenor, bass, mixed chorus, organ, 2001
On Stage, 2 pianos, 1985 (also version for orchestra)
Ghost Games (Five Studies), 1990
Santa Sophia. (Claudio, 1991) (cassette)
La Cicada. (Round Top Festival Institute, 1993) (cassette)
Theme, Variations and Fugue, 'Rasmandala'. James Dick, piano; Pascal Verrot/Texas Festival Orchestra (Round Top Festival Institute, 1996)
Diversions. Simon Dent, oboe; members of the Heutling Quartett (Amati: ami 9801/1, 1998)
Four Carols (original version). Jennifer Lester/Philovox (ECS Publishing, 2000)
Four Carols (second version; excerpt). Christopher Tolley/Winchester College Quiristers (Claudio, 2001)
Rosamundi. Jonathan Rees-Williams/Choir of St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle (Priory Records: PRC 671)