Adrian Moore

Adrian Moore’s works are out there! They have been performed in concert in Aberdeen, Arc-et-Senans, Arras, Banchory, Bangor, Belfast, Birmingham, Bourges, Brussels, Cagliari, Corfu, Denton, Edinburgh, Gainesville, Glasgow, Guanajuato, Huddersfield, Kingston upon Hull, Le Havre, Leeds, Leicester, Linz, Lisbon, London, Manchester, Matera, Mexico City, Mons, Montréal, Morelia, Muncie, New York City, Paris, Prague, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, Santiago, Sheffield, Thessaloniki, Toledo, Totnes, Visby and York…

Adrian Moore first came into contact with electroacoustic music in his hometown of Nottingham at a concert given by Denis Smalley. His undergraduate study was at City University (London, UK) where he began to compose in the studio as well as assist the Electroacoustic Music Association of Great Britain (EMAS) — which became Sonic Arts Network (SAN), now Sound and Music) with concerts. The performance of tape pieces using multiple loudspeakers interested him and his further study under Jonty Harrison at the University of Birmingham offered the opportunity of composing for and working with the Birmingham ElectroAcoustic Sound Theatre (BEAST). He graduated in 1998 but his seven years in Birmingham were interspersed with trips to CNSM (Lyon, France, 1991-92) and ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany, 1995).

His works have been performed and broadcast around the world and have received prizes and mentions in numerous competitions, including Musica Nova (Prague, Czech Republic, 1996, 2010), Noroit-Léonce Petitot (Arras, France, 1996), EAR’97 (Budapest, Hungary, 1997), Prix Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria, 1998), Bourges (Bourges, France, 1990, 2002) and Musica Viva (Lisbon, Portugal, 2004).

Having always held an interest in bringing the power of the tape medium into the live performance situation as well as to sound diffusion, Adrian Moore sees the technology of today as an ideal tool with which to work as a composer, teacher and performer. He is currently Reader in Music at University of Sheffield where he is the director of the University of Sheffield Sound Studios (USSS).

His motivations remain ‘acousmatic’ and current work includes multichannel (5.1) composition, laptop improvisation, and large spatialisation concerts using software developed at USSS.

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Adrian Moore

[Adrian Jonathan Moore]

Nottingham (England, UK), 1969

Residence: Sheffield (England, UK)

  • Composer

a.j.moore@sheffield.ac.uk

On the web

Adrian Moore [Photo: Linda Bussey, Sheffield (England, UK), June 22, 2012]
Adrian Moore [Photo: Linda Bussey, Sheffield (England, UK), June 22, 2012]

Calendar

Broadcasts

Date Work Program
August 26, 2019 Adrian Moore, Dreamarena (1996) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
June 17, 2019 Adrian Moore, Junky (1996) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
March 11, 2019 Adrian Moore, Dreaming of the Dawn (2004) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
September 17, 2018 Adrian Moore, Surface (2007) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
January 28, 2018 Adrian Moore, The Battle (2013) Martian Gardens #919 / Global Community Radio Channel 2 (USA)
December 25, 2017 Adrian Moore, Fields of Darkness and Light (2009-10) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
July 31, 2017 Adrian Moore, Inside and out… again (2016) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
July 20, 2017 Adrian Moore, Surface (2007) Martian Gardens #893 / Global Community Radio Channel 2 (USA)
April 3, 2017 Adrian Moore, Dreamarena (1996) Les territoires du son / Radio Saint Ferréol (France)
April 3, 2017 Adrian Moore, Sieve (1994-95) Les territoires du son / Radio Saint Ferréol (France)
February 6, 2017 Adrian Moore, Sustain (2009-10) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
December 30, 2016 Adrian Moore, Nebula Sequence (2012) Martian Gardens #870 / Global Community Radio Channel 2 (USA)

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