Doodle (Graphic Score) for Trio Atem.

Royal Musical Association postgraduate student conference 13-15 January 2011


The conference will take place at the University of Manchester (Martin Harris Centre) from 13-15 January 2011. The conference will include:

* A lunchtime concert of postgraduate student compositions by Trio Atem
* A Keynote Address by Dr Martin Stokes (University of Oxford)
* A session on Life After Your PhD: Academia and Other Careers, featuring Thomas Schmidt-Beste (NAMHE) and Dr Abigail Gilmore (Arts Management)
* A session on Getting Published, featuring Rebecca Taylor from Cambridge University Press, Dr Rebecca Herissone, editor of Music and Letters, and Dr Caroline Bithell, chair of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology
* A session on Getting Performed, featuring Andrew Kurowski, New Music Editor at the BBC, Mark Dooley, Head of Contemporary Music at Peters Edition and Tim Williams, Director of Psappha
* and workshops on career-related issues.

A tribute to Nam June Paik in music – PRSF/FACT music event.

Two performances in Liverpool December 2010 –

Touch the Stars Pt. 2‘ by Mark Pilkington ‘The Planetarium’, World Museum, Liverpool on the 16 December 2010 as part of a series of music events supported by the PRSF.

Followed later that evening by live music performances at Kazimier, Liverpool –

Live Transitor Radio procession at FACT.

Woodland Wablers – Ross Dalziel (laptop and potted plant), Glenn Boulter (processed electric guitar) and Steve Symons (electric wooden saw).

Noise Club – Simon Jones (electronics/visuals) and Adam (cello),

Mark Pilkington (laptop and visuals).

DJ – Irfan Rainy