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BU Sonic Arts Concert

Bodies of Industry – electroacoustic music by Louise Rossiter

You are warmly invited to our next BU Sonic Arts concert. Come and experience the magic of immersive, spatial sonic art!

We are delighted to welcome composer and researcher Dr Louise Rossiter, who will present a selection of her award-winning electroacoustic music on the theme of ‘Bodies of Industry’. This is a rare opportunity to hear Louise’s work projected (= spatialised live) on our multichannel loudspeaker system, here in Bournemouth University’s Sound Stage in the Poole Gateway Building.

As part of the programme, students from the BA Music & Sound Production programme will present their own works alongside Louise’s.

Louise Rossiter (1986), is an Electroacoustic composer based in Leicester, UK. In 2021, she was the first woman to win the internationally renowned electronic music competition Prix Russolo, for her work ‘Synapse’. She was inspired by, among other things, her Grandad by playing her Sergei Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” and Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Carnival of the Animals,” generating a lifelong interest in narrative compositions. Her work has been performed and broadcast internationally at Electroacoustic Music Studies Network Conference, Electronic Music Week (Shanghai), Influx (Musiques et Reserches, Belgium), L’Espace du Sons (Belgium), NYCEMF (New York), BEAST, SSSP, Sound Festival, Soundings…, Sound Junction, Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium, Bologna Conservatory of Music and Electroacoustic Wales. Louise has also been invited to present her work and research as featured artist at BEAST (2018), USSS (Sheffield) (2019), Electric Spring Festival (Huddersfield, 2020) amongst others.

In 2019, Louise’s work “Homo Machina” was selected to represent the UK at CIME in Krakow. Awards in other international competitions, include the Destellos International Composition Competition (Argentina), Musica Nova (Prague), Franz Liszt Stipendium (Weimar), Electronic Music Week (Shanghai) and in 2012 was awarded first prize in the prestigious L’Espace du Son International Spatialisation Competition.

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