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Sound Thought post-graduate festival starts next week: bigger than ever and still free!

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Lina Tobler is currently studying towards a MSc in Sound Design and Audiovisual Practice at the Music subject area. She sits in the organizing committee of Sound Thought. The Sound Thought Festival is back, bigger than ever and still free! This year marks the 10th anniversary of Glasgow University’s annual Sound Thought Festival, which will… Continue reading

New solo exhibition by Louise Harris launches at the Alchemy hub

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Dr Louise Harris is a Lecturer in Sonic and Audiovisual Practice. This blog post follows up on some of the works and ideas presented in a previous blog post.   On the evening of May 4th, 2017, my solo exhibition, Auroculis, will launch at the new Alchemy hub in Hawick on the Scottish Borders.  Alchemy… Continue reading

October news round-up: addressing the gender imbalance in classical composition and reconstructing 18th-century ceilidhs

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Cerulean orbits, a new piece by lecturer Dr Jane Stanley, is currently being toured around Australia by violinist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Andrew Tyson under the sponsorship of Musica Viva. The arts organization approached Jane as part of the Hildegard Project, which aims at addressing the gender imbalance in music composition. Jane has stated that… Continue reading

Successful workshop on women in the 18th century organized by recent PhD graduates

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Dr Brianna Robertson-Kirkland and Dr Elizabeth Ford obtained their PhDs from the Music subject area during 2016, focusing on 18th-century music. Thursday September 8 saw our workshop Women and Education in the Long Eighteenth Century (WELEC) at the Glasgow Women’s Library.  Postgraduates, early career researchers, invited speakers, and the general public came together to explore… Continue reading

Sound Thought: Afterthoughts

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By Richy Carey Richy is a 1st-year PhD student working on the phenomenological language of audio-visual music. Sound Thought is an annual music and sonic arts festival run by University of Glasgow postgraduates. Held this year at the Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Arts from the 30th March till the 1st  April, the festival brought together… Continue reading

New music in Królikarnia

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Lecturer in Music Dr Jane Stanley writes about her experience of writing music for a specific space: the Królikarnia Museum in Warsaw. I am very excited to be composing a piece for Emilia Sitarz (piano), Barbara Kinga Majewska (mezzo soprano), and Magdalena Kordylasińska (percussion) to be performed in the Królikarnia Museum in Warsaw later this year.… Continue reading

Recent and upcoming performances and installations by Music Lecturer Louise Harris

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Dr Louise Harris is an electronic and audiovisual composer who currently lectures on sonic and audiovisual practices at the University of Glasgow’s Music subject area. Three of my most recent works are ‘doing the rounds’ at the moment, in a variety of different contexts.   Here’s a little bit of information about the pieces and where/how… Continue reading