Sound Practice and Research @ City

Visitors

 

Visitors

2018-2019

 
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UNION DIVISION     VISITING ensemble

Union Division brings compositional structures into the improvised situation, and explores the power dynamics at play within large ensemble interaction.

THOMAS MEADOWCROFT     VISITING Performer

Thomas Meadowcroft is a composer, arranger and musician.

ATAU TANAKA     VISITING Performer

Atau Tanaka uses muscle sensing with the EMG signal in musical performance where the human body becomes a musical instrument.

 

Jo THOMAS     VISITING PERFORMER

Jo Thomas is a London-based electronic music composer.

Sean clancy     VISITING artist

Seán Clancy is an Irish composer who writes music for electronic and acoustic instruments (sometimes at the same time).

BERNHARD LANG     VISITING artist

Bernhard Lang is an Austrian composer, improvisor and programmer of musical patches and applications.

 

THOMAS BUCKNER     VISITING artist

Thomas Buckner is a baritone who has dedicated himself to the promotion and performance of new and improvised music.

MANUELLA BLACKBURN     VISITING artist

Manuella Blackburn is an electroacoustic music composer who specializes in acousmatic music creation. 

SARAH NICOLLS     VISITING ARTIST

Sarah Nicolls is a UK-based experimental pianist, at the forefront of innovations in piano performance.

 

2017-2018

Plus-Minus Ensemble     ensemble in residence

Plus-Minus Ensemble is a London based collective committed to commissioning new work and placing it alongside recent and landmark modern repertoire. Formed in 2003 by Joanna Bailie and Matthew Shlomowitz, +- is distinguished by its interest in performative, electroacoustic and conceptual pieces, and experimental open works such as Stockhausen‘s 1963 classic, from which the group takes its name.

EXAUDI        ensemble in residence

EXAUDI is one of the world’s leading vocal ensembles for new music. Founded by James Weeks (director) and Juliet Fraser (soprano) in 2002, EXAUDI is based in London and draws its singers from among the UK’s brightest vocal talents.

LINE UPON LINE            VISITING ENSEMBLE

Formed in 2009, line upon line percussion consists of its three original members, Adam Bedell, Cullen Faulk and Matthew Teodori. To date, the Austin-based trio has commissioned and premiered fifteen new works, four of which appear on their full-length, self-titled album. The group’s in-house creative project, seeing times are not hidden, won top prize at the 2011 Music in Architecture-Architecture in Music Symposium at the University of Texas at Austin.

 

EVELYN FICARRA     VISITING SPEAKER

Evelyn Ficarra is a composer and sound artist. Her work finds expression across a range of forms including music theatre, multi media, installation, dance, film and the concert hall.

SIMON EMMERSON     VISITING SPEAKER

Simon Emmerson is a composer of electroacoustic music. He is committed to live performance with electronics.

AMNON WOLMAN     VISITING SPEAKER

Amnon Wolman is a sound artist and composer. He works in four arenas: sound art, performance sound-art, composition and collaborative projects.

ÚNA MONAGHAN     VISITING SPEAKER

Úna Monaghan is a composer, harper and sound engineer. Her work fuses experimental and Irish traditional music with electronics and improvisation.

 

Mari Ohno              visiting speaker

Mari Ohno is a sound artist based in London and Tokyo.

James Saunders             visiting speaker

James Saunders is a composer who makes open form compositions that explore group behaviours and decision making.

Janek Schaefer             visiting speaker

Janek Schaefer is an artist who makes site-specific installations, sonic sculptures, exhibition & dance soundtracks, albums, and immersive performances.