Tel: +44 (0)131 650 2333
Location:Room G.02, Alison House, 12 Nicolson Square, EH8 9DF
A composer, improviser and soloist with laptop, Martin’s work focuses on encounters between computers, people and places. Based in Edinburgh, he has performed and collaborated internationally with theatre companies, symphony orchestras, visual artists and ensembles; recent projects include ‘Songs for an airless room’, an'opera' for cinemas and Man High a collaborative audiovisual work that responds to footage from Joseph Kittinger's 1960 parachute jump from the edge of space.
Martin studied composition at the University of Manchester and completed a Ph.D in Composition at the University of Edinburgh in 2003. He is Academic Director of the University of Edinburgh’s MSc in Sound Design: MSc in Sound Design
composition, free improvsiation, live performance with computers, sonic arts, sound design, sound spatialisation, sound installation
for a list of research students, please visit; http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/edinburgh-college-art/music/staff/academic-staff?person_id=79&cw_xml=supervision.php
This article was published on Jul 14, 2011