A blog from the Sound and Music Team



19 December 2016

Thoughts on the New Voices networking day

Earlier this month, Sound and Music got together with a number of the current New Voices cohort in Birmingham to talk, learn and share… “From musical guilty pleasures, ethics around digital publishing, or Morris dancing with live electronics (a ‘serious’ concept or not? You decide…), I left the New Voices networking days feeling incredibly stimulated […]


8 November 2012

Spotlight: Susanna Eastburn on Richard Ayres

I first heard Richard Ayres’ music in the 1999 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (two years before I took over the directorship from Richard Steinitz) in a beautiful programme by Apartment House of works by Richard Rijnvos (another important first encounter for me), Christopher Fox, and Richard. On the programme was Richard’s piece no.24 (NONcerto for […]