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School of Sound

The School of Sound

The 2019 School of Sound features sessions on film sound design, improvisation, jazz, sound art, animation, documentary, silent film music, radio, theatre and DJ-ing

The School is a carefully curated series of long-form talks from speakers we think have a lot to say. The intensive four day experience creates opportunities for delegates to start to think and listen in new ways.

You will not learn hardware or software but you will have the chance to discover new ideas and perspectives, challenge your thinking and celebrate the extraordinary creative potential of sound.

Peter Vuust and Prof Morten Kringelbach on improvisation and the neurology of jazz
Ethnographic documentarist Rina Sherman
Theatre director Sinéad Rushe
Silent film accompanist and radio writer Neil Brand
Rod Stoneman, formerly of Channel 4 and the Huston School of Digital Media
Turner Prize nominee Rosalind Nashashibi
Film sound designers Paul Davies (You Were Never Really Here) and Richard King (Dunkirk)
Animators the Quay Brothers (Street of Crocodiles)
Sound artists Dai Bailey and Nigel Helyer
And Rob Walker and Stefan Smith, the sound/music creators for the Dau film project, amongst many others.

Since 1998 and has proved to be a valuable resource for students, artists, educators and professional practitioners across a wide range of disciplines through its integration of abstract and narrative ideas, practice and theory, and art and entertainment.



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