Projects

03/12/2014
Sound and Music have a new development plan in place for the British Music Collection designed to open up the archive to become a 21st century tool for artists and audiences to discover the story of British contemporary music.
Soundkitchen
23 May - 28 November
SOUNDkitchen commissions two artists that have not previously worked together to devise a collaborative performance with the aim to provide artists with an opportunity to experiment, test new ideas and take a few artistic risks.
27th November 2014
On Thursday 27 November, hcmf// will showcase the works of the 12 Next Wave composers. This will be presented alongside key discussions about recording and distributing your work, part of Sounding Out.
18 November - 17 December
This autumn, Ripsaw Catfish will assemble ad hoc ensembles ('shoals') of improvising musicians from locations across the UK to play spontaneous sets of new music informed by, incorporating or ignoring the Ripsaw Catfish composed material.
Saturday 8th November
Sounding Out: Make it Happen is a symposium on the theme of fundraising on 8 November at The Custard Factory, Birmingham
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Sound and Music and NMC Recordings' programme to showcase talented composers studying in higher education.
25 October 2014 - 29 March 2015
Lucky Dog Music is part of Composer-Curator, based in West Yorkshire. It promotes new music including contemporary classical, new jazz, improv and experimental often including visuals, electronics and words.
Penned in the Margins
17 July - 7 October
A remarkable new performance work is hitting the UK in 2014 - bringing together the unequivocal talents of Franco-Norwegian poet Caroline Bergvall with the experimental soundscapes of Norwegian percussionist Ingar Zach.