Spectral Spaces – Trumpet and Electronics [2nd Mvmt.] (2019)

3rd Order Ambisonics & Trumpet performance – This work for trumpet and electronics was collaboratively devised to explore the potentials of trumpet timbre and the spatial possibilities in 3OA. Just as the sonic materials seek to dissolve the boundaries between live and projected trumpet, the physical choreography of the work, in which the performer walks […]

Attack and Continuants – Trumpet and Electronics [1st Mvmt.] (2019)

3rd Order Ambisonics & Trumpet performance – This work for trumpet and electronics was collaboratively devised to explore the potentials of trumpet timbre and the spatial possibilities in 3OA. Just as the sonic materials seek to dissolve the boundaries between live and projected trumpet, the physical choreography of the work, in which the performer walks […]

incandescence (2016)

Stereo audio – This work is composed from materials captured on the factory floor of one of the largest factories producing utilities in the US, Nela Park, Cleavland, Ohio – GE’s lightbulb factory. The humble lightbulb is ubiquitous, driving our modern culture and providing us with a sense of controlling time and the working day. […]

Projections (2016)

Quadraphonic electronic sounds & 16mm Projector – Performance Instructions The projector is the performer.  The piece begins with the lighting illuminating a centre spot on the stage. The projector is then wheeled on to the stage by the operator and positioned as outlined above.  Once the projector is in position, and connected to the power, […]

Sounds of the Cultural Quarter

Historical Soundscapes & Sound Map – The premise of my contribution to the project was explore the soundscapes of the cultural quarter, reconstructing historical soundscapes as a way to engage local people to explore and connect with the history of the area through sound. I was commissioned as part of the ‘Affective Digital Histories’ project, […]

Stille Lyd: Part II – Høvringen (2014)

Stereo for diffusion – (adapted for 3rd Order Ambisonics in 2019) – Stille Lyd means ‘Quiet Sound’. This piece was developed from recordings made in January 2014 around the log cabins at Høvringen, 1000 meters above sea level on the edge of the Rondane National Park. The air temperature was -13ºC and there was significant […]

Stille Lyd: Part I – NOTAM (2014)

Stereo Acousmatic – Stille Lyd means ‘Quiet Sound’. This work was entirely developed from sounds recorded within the NOTAM centre itself. The majority of the recordings were made in the last few days before Christmas 2013, when the building was empty and when it was “quiet”. These ambiences and close recorded sounds were then layered […]

Abstracted Journeys (2013)

Acousmatic Stereo – Abstracted Journeys was comissioned as part of the ‘EARS2’ / ‘Compose with Sounds’ project and was premiered in Paris at the Groupe de recherches musicales (GRM), Akousma festival, January 2013.  The work seeks to playfully explore the sonic textures present within audio recordings, transporting the listener on a surrealistic journey in sound. The […]

Vox Loop-o (2011)

Stereo The work is both playful and reflective exploring the musical possibilities within edited sound and shifting between moods to reflect the complexities of the vocal material and human sound source. The human voice presents diverse possibilities for the composer both in terms of a source material, but also (and perhaps more importantly) in terms […]

Adagio for the Shipping Forecast (2007)

Piano and Electronics – Composed as part of my final year Undergraduate composition portfolio. With piano sounds transformed and granulated live using Max / MSP.