We regret to inform that Ed Jones’ concert tonight will not be going ahead due to illness, and we wish to apologise for any inconvenience caused. We hope to reschedule the event soon – please get in touch if you wish to be advised of these details in the future.
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sound invites musicians in the NE to come along to ‘soundlab‘, a newly formed contemporary music group led by clarinettist Joanna Nicholson. The group will be getting together for a rehearsal this Sunday in anticipation of a performance in Newton Dee on Sat 9 Nov during sound festival. These rehearsals will look at contemporary pieces some [...]
Echo Chamber Ensemble would like to call for new scores to be submitted (max 5mins) and 1 or 2 of the pieces will be selected to be premiered in their recital at St Mary’s Church, Inverurie during the sound festival on Saturday 23 November. There is no age limit, anyone can send a piece so [...]
A series of sound and image workshops that will introduce participants to the traditions of handmade, found, and recycled cinemas. £20 for 2 workshops; £25 for 3 workshops / £10 for 2; £12 for 3 (students). Participants are advised to attend a minimum of 2 workshops Screenings are free and open to the public. Age: [...]
A public sound installation Seventeen Belmont Street, Aberdeen “Is there a song that reminds you of your childhood?” “Yes!” “Great, could you hum it for me please?” We are asking people to come along and hum a song which reminds them of their childhood in the Humming Booth at Seventeen Belmont Street, Aberdeen’s 2017 City [...]
Last year sound commissioned a new opera “The Garden” which was premiered in a flat in Aberdeen as part of our ‘Out of the Box’ site-specific new opera season in October 2012. Other operas premiered that weekend included Gareth Williams’s “Last One Out”, performed in a lighthouse, Pippa Murphy’s “Bolted”, performed in a stables, and [...]
Over the past couple of months composers / sound artists / musicians Duncan Chapman and Isabel Jones have been working with pupils at Banchory School, Hill of Banchory School and Strachan School. Inspired by their favourite sound in the world that isn’t a musical instrument or piece of music, the pupils have been helping us [...]
Bored of listening to recycled pop music? Looking for something more innovative and challenging but not sure where to start? We’re here to help! Framed Against the Sky is a collaborative project between Woodend Barn, sound festival and Red Note Ensemble which aims to introduce people to new music in Aberdeenshire and the City. Local communities will be [...]
Please note There is still some space on the SoundStreams course for Young Composers (28th June – 1st July) and we will welcome applications after the introductory session. Find out more Contact Anne Watson, on email@example.com or 01330 826 526 ￼Notes for Schools/Teachers We understand that some of this course falls during school time. It [...]