Biography

About Clive

Clive has written a variety of music for choirs, orchestras and chamber groups. Choral music is the largest part of his output and he has a particular interest in church music.

Clive’s music is in the classical tradition, injected with elements of jazz harmony and the rhythmic vitality of Latin American music.

He is currently the Director of Music, and Organist, at the Parish Church of St Bartholomew’s in Haslemere, Surrey and teaches Music at Reed’s School, Cobham.

Clive Osgood is available for tuition in Piano, Jazz Piano, Organ and music theory. Please contact him for further details.

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Testimonials

“Clive has a unique ability to write for each part in the choir, so that everybody believes that they have the main melody”

Jessica Harman

“It’s been a wonderful discovery made with Clive Osgood, it’s fantastic music!”

Julia Desbruslais

“The way he uses natural phrasing just brings out the sheer pleasure of singing”

Robert Lewis

“Clive Osgood is a new name to me, but he definitely has his own voice. The performances are impeccable and the production excellent”

Catherine Bott

“Attractively melodic music from a young contemporary composer, in engaging performances. Clive writes attractively melodic music which always has an imaginative use of texture. He also writes well for voices, creating imaginative music which is accessible yet satisfyingly challenging.”

Robert Hughill