Studies: Oxford; Academy of Music, Warsaw. Composer, educationalist and aid worker. Reid Professor of Music, Univ. of Edinburgh. Recipient of awards: for composition - Opera Prize Radio Suisse Romande, Netherlands Gaudeamus Prize, Koussevitzky Award Library of Congress Washington, Radcliffe Award; for educational & scientific work - Queen's Prize, Thorn/EMI award, Fellow, Royal College of Music, Fellow, Royal Society of Edinburgh; for work with children victims of conflict in Balkans, Caucasus, Middle East, SE Asia and E. Africa - MBE, Peace Institute Sarajevo Freedom Prize.