Stanley Glasser, Emeritus Professor of Music at Goldsmiths and Honorary Fellow of the College I first met Stanley Glasser – who has died on 5 August, aged 92 – at my interview for a Lectureship in Music at Goldsmiths. Even though some things were conducted less formally in those far-off days, it was still a […]Read more "In Memoriam: Stanley Glasser"
Xavier Velastin (MA Sonic Arts, 2016) is a bipedal simian, best described as an electroacoustic composer, pianist, computer musician, theatre sound designer or sound poet, depending on when and where you happen to see him. He is of Chilean descent, born in London, and lives in Leeds. [whalesong] runs from Wednesday, 1 August to Saturday, 4 August, 9-10pm […]Read more "Guest Post: Listening to Whales"
British composer and recording artist Neil March, who received both his MA and PhD in Music at Goldsmiths, is currently a BBC Introducing Artist. He has played their stage at Latitude 2017 where he performed with his ensemble ‘The Music of Sound’. His music is regularly featured by BBC Radio 3, BBC 6 Music and BBC World Service. His latest single ‘Water (1st Movement)’ was featured on Stuart […]Read more "Guest Post: From New Cross to a new music life"
The Strings Club, founded by Amy Cunningham (MMus Ethnomusicology, 2010) recently won in the category of ‘Scale Up Business of the Year’ at the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards. The Strings Club is a music education company for children age 4-11, which also has won ‘Business Entrepreneur’ at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. After completing her […]Read more "Alumna’s company wins at Small Business Awards"
DEEP∞MINIMALISM features James Bulley DEEP∞MINIMALISM, an upcoming festival weekend of contemporary experimental live music in London, features Goldsmiths own Phd student in Music, James Bulley (MMus Composition, 2009), along with collaborators Shiva Feshareki and London Contemporary Orchestra. They will perform Daphne Oram’s groundbreaking turntable/orchestral hybrid ‘Still Point’ for the first time ever in its history. […]Read more "Guest Post: DEEP∞MINIMALISM"
This year our Media and Communications students continue the Goldsmiths tradition of creating a Christmas animation for our alumni community. We presented our Christmas animation brief at the start of a two-day ‘taster’ in stop-motion animation. Taster modules offer students an introduction to all the practice areas available on the Media and Communications degree. These […]Read more "The making of the Goldsmiths Christmas animation"
We caught up with squareglass, developed from a student project at Goldsmiths by BMus Popular Music graduates Guy Baron, Robin Paul Braum and Aviram Barath, to find out more about their time at Goldsmiths and what they’re currently working on. squareglass is currently featured in the latest edition of Goldlink, the alumni magazine. squareglass is a […]Read more "Ones to Watch: squareglass"