Roma Cafolla with clarinettist
Welcome to the web site of Roma Cafolla, Northern Irish composer, lyricist, adjudicator, pianist and ‘cellist.
The main body of the site holds details of many of her compositions categorised by instrument group, with the ability to purchase some of them from this site.
There is also a short biography and some
details of recent performances of her works.
You can also e-mail Roma at
The International Double Reed Society have accepted Roma's music for a recital during their conference in Boulder, Colorado in June 2022. Solace (sonata for bassoon and piano) and Cantare No.1 will be performed by Elizabeth Crawford (bassoon) and Allison Anderson (piano). Details on the IDRS website The sonata is available for purchase from this site
"For me the standout piece is Roma Cafolla’s SEA HORSES on List B; a piece I’d consider a star of the entire syllabus"
Review of ABRSM Flute syllabus 2022 "Grade 4 Flute"
David Barton PhD MEd BA(Hons) LLCM DipABRSM CertGSMD(T) AFHEA FRSA MISM
Extract from article by kind permission of Luis Engelke.
International Trumpet Guild Journal (page 79)
June 2020 ITG Journal
Music Review June 2020
Dr Ryan Gardner associate professor of trumpet. University of Colorado. Boulder
Quotation from article
‘Roma Cafolla programmatic CAPRI is a fun, energetic work for trumpet and piano that would be fantastic for a Recital’
The following pieces are now listed on the new ABRSM syllabus
Cara Gianna Grade 8 Clarinet Forton Music
Night Sky Grade 2 Clarinet (Just Me! Bk 1 Clar) Forton Music
Moonlight Grade 1 Clarinet (Just Me! Bk 1 Clar) Forton Music
Sea Horses Grade 4 Flute (Just Me! Bk 4 Flute) ABRSM Grade 4 book
Suite De Danses Grade 8 Flute 5th Mvt Gigue Forton Music
Under The Bed Grade 1 Oboe (Playaround series) Forton Music
Capri Grade 6 Bassoon Forton Music
Trinity College London have listed Caffelatte for Gd 7 trumpet / flugelhorn/ cornet in the new syllabus from 2019 and this is available now.
Cantilena has been chosen to be performed at the College Music Society National Conference in Vancouver in October by the university trio of Martin campus Tennessee