Biography

Louise Rossiter (1986) is a Scottish electroacoustic composer based in Leicester, UK. Her research interests lie in acousmatic sound, acoustic ecology and expectation within Electroacoustic Music.

She completed her undergraduate music degree at the University of Aberdeen, specialising in Acousmatic composition under the supervision of Pete Stollery, and completed her MMus in Composition with distinction at the University of Edinburgh under the supervision of Robert Dow.

She is currently reading towards a PhD under the supervision of John Young and Simon Emmerson at the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre (De Montfort University, UK) with the support of an AHRC studentship.

Louise’s music is performed and broadcast around the world, and in the Musica Nova International Composition Competition 2010, her acousmatic work, Black Velvet  was announced as a finalist in the competition. Recently Louise was selected to participate in the Franz Liszt Stipendium für Akusmatische Komposition Masterclass in Weimar, Germany, with Francis Dhomont. In 2012, Louise secured  joint 1st prize in the prestigious concours d’interpretation spatialisee de l’Espace du Sons in Brussels.

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