Ambrose Seddon

Dr Ambrose Seddon

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  • aseddon at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer
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Biography

Ambrose Seddon is a lecturer in Music and Audio Technology, teaching units involving electronic composition, creative music and audio technology, and music production.

Ambrose is an electroacoustic composer whose work has been performed internationally in concert and on radio, receiving competition prizes and special mentions including: 1st Prize - Klang! Electroacoustic Composition Competition 2014; Special Mention - Métamorphoses Acousmatic Composition Competition 2012; Special Mention - Foundation Destellos International Competition of Electroacoustic Composition and Visual-Music 2010; European Region Composition Prize - ICMC 2007 (International Computer Music Conference); and 1st Prize - Visiones Sonoras Electroacoustic Music Composition Competition 2006.

His research interests include compositional structuring processes and music analysis, and he has presented at various international conferences and festivals. With a background in electronica and experimental pop music, he continually strives to integrate new and varied approaches into his compositional language.

Journal Articles

Chapters

  • Seddon, A., 2016. Expanding the horizon of electroacoustic music analysis. In: Emmerson, S. and Landy, L., eds. Expanding the horizon of electroacoustic music analysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 231-246.

Conferences

  • Seddon, A., 2017. Some reflections on using video feedback at Bournemouth University. In: CELebrate 2017 - Assessment and Feedback 13 June 2017 Bournemouth University, UK.
  • Seddon, A., 2015. Notions of Landscape and Environment in Fleeting Strands. In: INTIME 2015 - Landscapes And Environments: Experimentation And Transformation In Sound And Music 24-25 October 2015 Coventry University.
  • Seddon, A., 2011. Investigating Recurrences in Andrew Lewis’s Penmon Point. In: Wolfe, M. and Hill, A., eds. Sound, Sight, Space and Play 2010 2-4 June 2010 De Montfort University Leicester. Leicester: Sound, Sight Space and Play Postgraduate Symposium for the Creative Sonic Arts.
  • Seddon, A., 2007. Recurrence in Acousmatic Music: Creative and Analytical Possibilities. In: EMS07 Electroacoustic Music Studies Network Conference 11-15 June 2007 De Montfort University Lecester. Leicester: Electroacoustic Music Studies Network.
  • Seddon, A., 2006. Recurrence and Sound Material Identity in Acousmatic Composition. In: Digital Music Research Netowork 22-23 July 2006 Goldsmiths College, University of London. London: Digital Music Research Network.

Performances

Honours

  • 1st prize: Visiones Sonoras Electroacoustic Music Composition Competition, Mexico (2006)
  • European Region Composition Prize: ICMC 2007 (International Computer Music Conference) (2007)
  • Special Mention: Foundation Destellos International Competition of Electroacoustic Composition and Visual-Music (2010)
  • Special Mention: Métamorphoses 2012 Acousmatic Composition Competition (2012)
  • 1st prize: Klang! Electroacoustic Composition Competition, Montpellier, France (2014)

Memberships

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