Sun, Feb 07 | Zoom

Martin Read Foundation '21, Starting Points on-line workshop. Exploring and creating electro-acoustic music.

For aspiring composers - all ages, and general musical interest.
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

Feb 07, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

About the Event

A masterclass-style workshop, exploring and creating music for solo performer and electronics, for aspiring composers - all ages, and general musical interest.

Led by: Sam Bullard - saxophones, Ben Corrigan - electronics,

Assisted by: Judith Weir – patron-composer, Ali Willis & Simon Speare – mentor-composers ’21,

Participants:  Samby Anderson & Pernille Faye – MRF award-holders ‘21,

Attending:  Freddie Hodkin & Beccy Read – trustees; MRF alumni.

10am start

Sam Bullard Introduction to all 4 saxophones’ ranges & sound possibilities.

Ben Corrigan Introduction to electronic sound possibilities, with demonstrations using DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations), such as Ableton & Logic.

11.15 break Zoom meeting to stay open – fetch yourself a snack and enjoy the chat

11.45 MRF award-holder sketches to the Composing Brief: short work, up to 4.5 minutes in length, for pre-recorded electronics and saxophone(s), on the concept of Distance.

Discussion - sharing ideas and composition / performance techniques to the Composing Brief.

Summing up.

1pm   Close of workshop

  • MRF Starting Points '21

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