Electroacoustic Music Composer
Music | Leeds, United Kingdom, GB
Dale is an electroacoustic composer and his music is performed both nationally and internationally on a regular basis. His work Voice Without Words was awarded a selection at the Bourges International Electroacoustic Music Competition in 2009 (Electronic Arts Category). His research interests are electroacoustic music composition and compositional analysis. Dale is also the Director of the electronic music ensemble n.one which has been host to a number of (now part of iFIMPaC) high profile composers over the last decade; guest composers have included Trevor Wishart, Pete Stollery and Alejandro Viñao. He is also the founder of the International Festival for Innovations in Music Production and Composition (iFIMPaC) where guest speakers and artists includ David Toop, Leigh Landy, Bill Drummond, Jazzie B, Michel Chion and David Vorhaus (White Noise). iFIMPaC is now part of a week long festival called the International Festival for Artistic Innovations (IFAI) which will commence on 10th March 2014; guest performers and speakers will include Scanner and Gabriel Prokofiev.
Dale Jonathan Perkins was awarded a First Class BA (Hons) in Music with Film and Television Studies. He subsequently studied for a PGCE from Nottingham Trent University and holds a PhD in Music Composition from the University of Leeds. He is an active member of the Composers' Desktop Project along with leading electroacoustic composers such as Trevor Wishart and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.