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AMANDA STUART

PROFILE

 

 

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About


 

 

AMANDA STUART

PROFILE

 

 

PRIZES

  • Winner of the Pauline Oliveros Prize for electro-acoustic media - IAWM Search for New Music 2015 for “Song of the Trees” for flute & clarinet with optional live transformations and fixed media
     
  • IAWM (International Alliance for Women in Music) - Pauline Oliveros Prize 2014 for Electroacoustic Media - Honorary Mention for "Not Missing You" 

PERFORMANCES 

  • Atmospheres Festival - Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama 2016
  • New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2015
  • Tilde New Music Festival, Melbourne, 2015
  • BEAST Feast: Music, Space, Architecture, Place - Birmingham University 2015
  • Boston New Music Initiative, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 2014
  • GLEAM Festival - Glasgow 2014
  • Art Experimenta Screening Vol.9 - Trispace Gallery, Bermondsey, London 2014
  • The Leeds International Music Festival For Innovations in Music Production and Composition 2014
  • Light and Sharpness - Concert of Amanda Stuart's Music at Anglia Ruskin University, 2013
  • INTIME - Coventry University 2013
  • The Noises of Art - Aberystwyth University & The Courthauld Institute of Art 2013
  • SMC/SMAC The Royal College of Music, Stockholm, Sweden 2013
  • Understanding Visual Music - National University of Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2013
  • International Computer Music Conference - Perth, Australia 2013
  • New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2013
  • CMMR 2012 International Conference New Resonances Festival 2012
    (Queen Mary University of London, Wilton's Music Hall)
  • The Leeds International Music Festival For Innovations in Music Production and Composition 2012
  • Resound Festival - Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff 2012 
  • Sheffield University Conference: from Tape to Typedef 2013 (Compositional Methods in Electroacoustic Music)

 

COMMISSIONS INCLUDE:

ORCHESTRAL

  • Mosquito Waltzka -   Commissioned by the Cambridge Festival for the London Festival Orchestra, performed at the Cambridge Corn Exchange.  (Composer in Residence)
  • A Portrait of Peterborough - Commissioned for the inaugural concert of the City of Peterborough Symphony Orchestra at Peterborough Cathedral, conducted by Anthony Hopkins.  
    (Music Animateur - Composer and Musician in Residence for the City)

COMMERCIAL

  • Sky By Day - BSkyB (Daily morning chat show)
  • Moving Arts - Anglia TV - Arts Series
  • Coca-Cola 
  • British Telecom
  • Seal of Success - commissioned by Longman Singapore
  • Andaman Islands commissioned by Tropica Florida (promotional film for Thailand).

DANCE

  • Goodbye Stan, Hello Blues and Love Lost, Love Found (commissioned by Anglia TV and Eastern Arts ) for
    First Impressions - Television Dance Programme - Winning Composer.
    Dance collaborations with Figure of Eight dance company and Cambridge Bodyworks

  • Lost Moments - commissioned by Peterborough Dance Project and Peterborough Arts Council
  • Dreamscape - commissioned by Peterborough Dance Project

THEATRE

  • Colour My World (funded by Arts Council East)
  • The Lost Children (funded by the Firebird Trust)
  • The Secret of Castle Hill (commissioned by Suffolk County Council)
  • Twelfth Night (commissioned by Eastern Arts Board) - Composer
  • The Quest of the Broken Crown (commissioned by Eastern Arts Board)
  • Another Fine Mess, Robyn Hood, Three Musketeers - Cambridge Footlights - Co-composer
  • Miser - Molière

POSTS

  • ZIGZAG Music Productions - Partner - Recording Studio and Original Music
  • Part-Time Lecturer - Anglia Ruskin University
  • Marethon Gandy Productions - Director - Original Music House
  • Performing Rights Society Composer in Education and Musician in Residence
    (Music Animateur) for the City of Peterborough
    Funded by the Arts Council of Great Britain, Arts Council East, Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council, and Peterborough Arts Council.  
    Set up a wide range of projects throughout the City including Percussionworks, with Evelyn Glennie as Patron.   
  • Composer in Residence - Cambridge Festival
  • Composer in Residence - Suffolk County Council
  • Composer in Residence - Firebird Trust
  • Cambridge Footlights - Musical Director/Composer including the National Tour.  

EDUCATION

  • Master of Music in Creative Music Technology - Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
  • Licentiate of the Guildhall School of Music
  • Associate of the London School of Music
  • Post Graduate Certificate of Education - Anglia Ruskin University
  • GMUS - CCAT (Anglia Ruskin University) Music with Distinction - 
    Specialised in Composition (a prizewinner of the Maturet Composition Prize), Conducting and Solo Performance (winning the Anthony Rowland-Jones Prize for Baroque Sonata Performance)