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Manuella Blackburn – Loudspeaker Orchestra Concert

  • 7th october 2015
  • 7 pm
  • Project Space

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University of Greenwich Department of Creative Professions and Digital Arts present a surround sound loudspeaker orchestra concert, featuring works by: ‘Manuella Blackburn’.

Manuella Blackburn is an electroacoustic music composer who specializes in acousmatic music creation. She has also composed for instruments and electronics, laptop ensemble improvisations, and music for dance. She studied Music at The University of Manchester (England, UK), followed by a Masters in Electroacoustic Composition.

Manuella Blackburn has worked in residence in the studios of EMPAC (Experimental Media and Performing Art Centre, New York) Miso Music (Lisbon, Portugal), EMS (Stockholm, Sweden), Atlantic Centre for the Arts (Florida, USA), and Kunitachi College of Music (Tokyo, Japan). Her music has been performed at concerts, festivals, conferences and gallery exhibitions in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the USA.

Her work has received numberous international awards and prizes including:

*   First Prize in the 7th Métamorphoses Acousmatic Composition Competition (Musiques et Recherches, Brussels 2012),
*   First Prize in Musica Nova, (Czech Republic 2014),
*   Grand Prize in the Digital Art Awards (Fujisawa, Japan, 2007),
*   First Prize in the 7th and 10th Concurso Internacional de Composição Electroacústica Música Viva (Lisbon, Portugal, 2006, ’09), 3rd Prize in the Diffusion Competition (Ireland, 2008),
*   Public Prize in the Concurso Internacional de Composição Eletroacústica (CEMJKO, Brazil, 2007)

She is currently Senior Lecturer in Music at Liverpool Hope University.

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Admission is free, but please book via this link