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‘Creative musical use of PNOscan’ with Tim Ewers (composer) & Kate Ryder (pianist)

Third of UEL Experimental and Improvised Music Practice as Research event series 2017 invites Tim Ewers & Kate Ryder ‘Creative musical use of PNOscan’ with Tim Ewers (composer) & Kate Ryder (pianist). ‘Creative musical use of PNOscan’ with Tim Ewers (composer) & Kate Ryder (pianist)
Friday 28 April 2017, University Square Stratford (USS), US.3.15, Recording Studio 1
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Tim Ewers is Associate Professor of Music at Kingston University and has produced a wide range of music working with The Delta Saxophone Quartet, Jane’s Minstrels, The Wallace Collection and The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic 10/10 Ensemble.
Kate Ryder is an Australian pianist based in the UK and has a particular interest in working with extended techniques and unusual keyboard instruments – toy pianos, antique keyboards and prepared piano -incorporating them into her work through commissioning, performing, recording and giving workshops on these unique instruments. She is currently Creativeworks Entrepreneur in Residence at Kingston University, developing projects using new technologies and extended techniques. They will talk about modification of PNOscan (optic sensor for acoustic grand piano) for temporary installation for touring, and development of repertoire for the device, followed by a performance of the pieces which specifically written for it with the grand piano.

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