Shiori Usui & 薄井史織

COMPOSER, IMPROVISER, MUSIC ANIMATEUR & COLLABORATOR

Category: News

“Crack Up” performed by BCMG & Stan’s Cafe Theater Company, Birmingham

Great performances of “Crack up” by BCMG & Stan’s Cafe Theater Company in Birmingham on 28th and 29th April.

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You can read about the music & listen to some audio examples here.

Awarded SCO Connect Fellowship!

Really looking forward to be working as a SCO Connect Fellow to be trained as a composer/animateur to work in various education and outreach settings. With a generous support from BBC Performing Arts Fund. Very exciting!

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Composer’s Residency at BCMG

I was awarded Sound And Music Embedded Composer’s Residency with BCMG (Birmingham Contemporary Music Group).
Really excited to be working with them!!

http://www.soundandmusic.org/projects/embedded-2013

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New Video!: Into the Flesh

Into the Flesh for the Xth sense (bio sensor), double bass and trombone!

Shiori Usui – Xth Sense
John Kenny – Trombone
Andres Kungla – Double Bass

Marco Donnarumma – Inventor of Xth sense

“Warai” Awarded 3rd Prize at Toru Takemitsu Composition Award!

Warai for orchestra was awarded the 3rd Prize at Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2012, held at Takemitsu Memorial Hall, Tokyo Opera City, Tokyo, Japan.

The details can be found below.

English:
http://www.operacity.jp/en/concert/award/result/result2012/index.php

Japanese (日本語):
http://www.operacity.jp/concert/award/result/result2012/index.php

Hiroshima for a whole body interactive performance at Sonorities Festival

The video installation of Hiroshima for a whole body interactive performance at Sonorities Festival 2012.

Details can be found here:

http://www.qub.ac.uk/sonorities/full-schedule.html

Civitella Ranieri Music Fellowship!!

Awarded a Civitella Ranieri Music Fellowship in collaboration with UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists Programme. I will be spending time there freom mid-September until early November 2012.

Link to Civitella Ranieri Website

TORU TAKEMITSU COMPOSITION AWARD 2012!

Warai for a symphony orchestra was shortlisted for the final of Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2012!!

Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2012: Final Concert
Date: 27 May 2012
Time: 15:00
Place: Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall: Takemitsu Memorial, Tokyo, Japan
Judge: Toshio Hosokawa
Orchestra: Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Naohiro Totsuka
Website: http://www.operacity.jp/en/concert/award/news/111208.php

本選演奏会情報
2012年5月27日[日]15:00 コンサートホール
コンポージアム2012
「2012年度武満徹作曲賞本選演奏会」
審査員:細川俊夫
指揮:十束尚宏
東京フィルハーモニー交響楽団
Website: http://www.operacity.jp/concert/compo/2012/schedule/120527/

ICC: INVENTOR COMPOSER CO-ACTION!

January – April 2012

Very excited to be involved in this project!

“The Inventor Composer Coaction is a novel project designed to facilitate collaboration between composers and developers of bespoke digital or electronic instruments, for the creation of new music. It will take place at the Department of Music, University of Edinburgh, during the first half of 2012.”

website:  http://www.inventorcomposer.net/