Hugh Nankivell

Hugh Nankivell Hugh Nankivell

Musician living in Torquay.

I play harmonium, fender rhodes, melodica, viola, piano and other things, especially with keys and strings.

I write songs and make music with many people aged from very young to very old.

At the moment working with the wonderful Steve Sowden (O.W.L.) on many and various Torbay related endeavours and in Trio of Men.

Acting as the BSO Music Associate for Devon mainly in care homes, early years settings and with family orchestras.

Still playing with the glorious Natural Causes from time to time

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A New Singing Project for Torbay / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2014-12-02T00:00:00Z">Tue 02 Dec 2014</span>A New Singing Project for Torbay / Tue 02 Dec 2014

A New Community Singing Project for Torbay Come and work with local composers Hugh Nankivell and Steve Sowden for a new performance project, ‘The Heaviside Condition’, in Torbay, 2015. We are looking for local peop...

april / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2013-04-24T00:00:00Z">Wed 24 Apr 2013</span>april / Wed 24 Apr 2013

Just finished a project in the Shetland islands with the National Theatre of Scotland, just finishing some work with old people in Ashburton and we have made a new tea-set and series of songs and poems with them and will...

what we all need / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2012-12-07T00:00:00Z">Fri 07 Dec 2012</span>what we all need / Fri 07 Dec 2012

The Christmas Single is now released - 'WHAT WE ALL NEED' - by Assembly aka SWMS - written by Hugh Nankivell (Torquay) and Ben McCabe (not Torquay) and played by 50 of the SW finest young musicians arranged by Dean Brod...

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Glad Friday / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-03-29T00:00:00Z">Fri 29 Mar 2019</span>Glad Friday / Fri 29 Mar 2019

On 29th March 2019 at 7pm, at the Lucky 7 Club in Paignton there is going to be a final musical performance by the extraordinary creative force that is The Choral Engineers of their finale ‘Glad Friday’ which is non-coin...

My Audio

The Basic Rock Song - new band versionThe Basic Rock Song - new band version

Song written for the Geotour and now for the re-opening of Rock Walk. All of three chords (G, D and A minor). Come along on October 2nd and sing it outside the Princess Theatre with hundreds of other people.

DIvided Mother and ChildDIvided Mother and Child

Song written with Graham Browning for the Sunday Opening at Torre Abbey. I used to rehearse at Damien Hirsts House - Pilot Cottage in Greenwich - and thought the song would be about that, but then this came along - thank...

Baby Black RhinoBaby Black Rhino

Song written for birth of Paignton's famous daughter of 2007. Performed by Natural Causes.