Barry Truax – Loudspeaker Orchestra Concert
Barry Truax is a composer of soundscape and context-based music best known for his work with the PODX computer music system which he has used for tape solo works and those which combine tape with live performers or computer graphics.
He worked with the World Soundscape Project, editing its Handbook for Acoustic Ecology, and has published a book Acoustic Communication dealing with all aspects of sound and technology.
Professor Emeritus in the School of Communication and (formerly) the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University, Barry taught courses in acoustic communication and electroacoustic composition, specializing in soundscape composition.
The Loudspeaker Orchestra presents immersive acoustic experiences through programmed concerts of multichannel sound design, sonic art and electroacoustic music. Regular concerts, featuring work by international artists alongside students of Sound Design, take place in and around Greenwich.