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If Wet... in your village hall
21 - 29 June
‘If Wet’ is part show and tell, part test bed, part salon; a place for artists to showcase their latest sonic works and research.
Sound and Music conducted a survey to find out the realities facing composers today. Our findings have been included in this report.
Portfolio improvisers at Mopomoso
15 June
In a break from their usual programming Mopomoso presents an intriguing ʻconcert in two halvesʼ with the first half from the Portfolio Improvisers group and the second featuring three fine guitar players from the UK, France and Canada.
adopt a composer emerging composer opportunity residency
Deadline: 13 June 2014
Applications now open for Adopt a Composer, which pairs amateur choirs, orchestras, and ensembles with a composer for one year. It is funded by PRS for Music Foundation and run by Making Music, in association with Sound and Music and BBC Radio 3.
Elbow Room featuring Red Note Ensemble
21 - 22 May
A new work about the cities that are built by us and for us, featuring Red Note Ensemble
10 May - 19 May 2014
A wide UK tour of music exploring new territories in tuning, using tracker action pipe organs and re-tuned string instruments.
3 May - 4 May
Dawn is in a forest somewhere in England, streaming live sound through the night whilst trying to sleep in a bivvy on the forest floor.
Dark Inventions - Firewheel Tour
8 May - 16 May 2014
Folk songs and brand new British music weave together in Dark Inventions’ 2014 Firewheel Tour.
14 - 16 May // Vienna
Lauren redhead
7 February - 10 May 2014
Challenging all kinds of preconceptions about what music for pipe organ can be, Lauren Redhead will be touring a range of new organ and electronic commissions.
Arborescent
10 May // Northumberland
Taking inspiration from Xenakis' creative approach, Arborescent events showcase interpretations of specially commissioned graphic scores created by architects, musicians and visual artists, questioning the traditional role of 'composer'.
USURP
15 March - 8 May 2014
Usurp Art Gallery presents two dynamic, ensemble performances, exploring perceptual concepts of chance, time, listening and humour, and the breadth and parameters of improvisational approaches in new music.
David Bainbridge and Laurence Tompkins
23 April - 26 April 2014
Three initimate performances per city presenting new work for banjo and handheld electronics in a new micro format.
Regrettably, Sound and Music will not be able to continue the British Council Travel Grant in its current form.
William Basinski tape loops
12 - 20 March 2014
Sound and Music and Art Assembly are offering an opportunity to composers or ensembles to perform a support slot at a concert within the 'Arcadia' series.
28th-29th March 2014
Sound and Music with SNYK are delighted to announce the four selected Composer-Curators for the Danish-UK Composer-Curator Programme are Sandra Boss (DK), Michael Cutting (UK), Søren Kjærgaard (DK) and Joe Snape (UK).
sonic cueb
24 - 26 March 2014
Three days of experimental and electronic music bringing emerging and established, national and international artists to present solo works in the heart of south east London.
12 - 23 March 2014 // Oxford
Two weeks of new experimental music, sound art events and exhibitions in some of Oxford’s most interesting venues and spaces.
Bastard Assignments
11 March // London
Building on their reputation of producing experimental cross-arts events, Bastard Assignments have three unique events planned for 2014.
Sound and Music and British Council Kuwait Commission Opportunity
The British Council and Sound and Music have commissioned Roshi Nasehi to create a new participatory public art work in Kuwait in March 2014.
Tour continues 20 February 2014
Sound and Music and Sounds of the Engine House are pleased to announce a tour spanning 2013/14, featuring some of the North’s most talented emerging and established musicians and composers.
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Embedded is a Sound and Music composer and creative artist development programme. The calls for applications for Resonance104.4FM and Apartment House are now closed.
2014-2015
Patricia Alessandrini and John Chantler are partaking in the four-way international reciprocal exchange and networking programme with Sound and Music, The Croatian Composers’ Society, Estonian Composers’ Union and ISCM Sweden
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