Staging Sonic Spaces, Derry/Londonderry, 7th-9th March 2017

Staging Sonic Spaces

This research event explores issues of performativity in electronic music.

This event is in association with Cultúrlann with support from the Garfield Weston Trust and [HE]arts of STEM, Including talks, workshops in music technology and performances featuring SoundKarD and composer and Professor of Music, Technology and Innovation at De Montfort University, Leigh Landy


This event is FREE and open to the public!

Tues 7 March

4.15 – 5.15 pm, Foyle Arts Building (MQ building), Magee campus

SoundKarD ensemble talk: ‘Chamber Explorations’

SoundKarD composer & electronics/sound designer, Duncan MacLeod discusses the trio’s approaches to their work; commissioning for voice/keys/electronics, improvising and notated work, presenting performance with live/fixed electronics.

Wed 8 March

2.00–3.30 pm, Great Hall (MD Building), Magee campus

Prof. Leigh Landy: ‘An Unusual Career Path for an Experimental Composer’

3.30–4.30 pm, Great Hall (MD Building), Magee campus

SounDKarD ensemble: workshop and improv performance

4.45–5.15 pm, Great Hall (MD Building), Magee campus

Panel discussion: ‘Technology and Expression in Contemporary Music’

Wed 8 March – 8 pm – associated event

Han-earl Park (guitar) and Caroline Pugh (voice)
Wednesday 08 March 2017
The Glassworks (Basement ), Great James Street
£5 (free to students)


Thurs 9 March

1.15–2.00 pm, Great Hall (MD Building), Magee campus

Lunchtime concert with SounDKarD ensemble

Works, improvisation and new arrangements by Ryoko Akama, Duncan MacLeod, Adam Melvin, Patricia Allessandrini, Amber Priestly and SKD.

8.00 pm – 9.30 pm, Great Hall (MD Building), Magee campus

Spatial Music Collective concert with Prof. Leigh Landy


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