Biography - Martin Parker
Born Staffordshire, UK, 1975.
A composer, improviser and soloist with laptop/french horn, Martin's work focuses on encounters between computers, people and places. Based in Edinburgh, he has performed and collaborated internationally with theatre companies, symphony orchestras, visual artists and ensembles; recent projects include Filament, an interactive sound installation commissioned by the ISCM in Austria and Grab for instruments and computer, written for the New Noise Ensemble. He is Artistic Director of Edinburgh's Dialogues Festival and one half of concert-remixing duo Snail.
Martin studied composition with John Casken at the University of Manchester and completed a Ph.D in Composition at the University of Edinburgh in 2003. He is currently Academic Director of the University of Edinburgh's MSc in Sound Design.