Julie Herndon and Sylvia Hinz



Handmade Music

Handmade Music returns to Sonorities with a special extended edition. A big element of Handmade Music is about community and space for experimental and improvised music to exist…and seeing what comes out the other side! The night is a place... View event

Tullis Rennie
Luz González and Rebecca Minten

Listening Room Programme 1

Repeated Daily – Check Here for Times. In our two Listening Rooms, more than 30 fixed-media works are presented simultaneously, playing back over a 9.1.4 (Listening Room 1) or 8-channel (Listening Room 2) speaker configuration.  The Listening Rooms are found... View event

Timothy Roy
Mattia Benedetti


Julie Herndon

Julie Herndon is a composer, performer, and sound artist exploring the body’s relationship to sound. Her electroacoustic work has been described as “truly brilliant and utterly affected” (Kulturpunkt), “like a signal from another world” (Tages-Anzeiger), and “blended to inhabit a surprisingly expressive space” (SFCV). Her compositions and installations have been presented at MATA Festival and National Sawdust in New York, Artistry Space in Singapore, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca in Mexico, Music Biennale Zagreb, Sogar Theater in Zurich, and by Forest Collective in Australia. Julie is currently Assistant Professor of Music Technology and Composition at California Polytechnic State University.


Sylvia Hinz

Praised for her equally intense and boldly dramatic performance style, Sylvia Hinz is one of the world’s leading recorder players, specialising in contemporary music & improvisation.
In addition to intensive sound research for the instrument recorder, Hinz breaks new ground with the combination of sound, electronics & video art, and works with international composers. She studied recorder, experimental and chamber music in Berlin, and ensemble conducting in Trossingen.
Sylvia Hinz curates & performs solo programmes & concerts with ensembles and orchestras, loves unusual instrumentations & collaborations, promotes international collaborations. Her most recent interdisciplinary works engage in dialogue with art by Ana Mendieta and Francesca Woodman.


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