Crossing Over is a choral composition by PhD composer and sound artist Emily Peasgood. Marking the anniversary of approximately 140 enslaved Africans on the slave ship Zong on 29 November 1781, Crossing Over will reference the transatlantic slave trade and the crossing over of migrants into the UK. Crossing Over will be performed at 4pm 29 November 2016 at Turner Contemporary.
The next in our series of Tutor Tuesdays is Stina Sommerlade, one of our lecturers in dance. Find her at @
Motion Alpha Dance Company, lead by Masters students James Middleton and Aaron Smith are helping to bring dance to a new generation of boys. The pair run all male creative dance classes that use movement to build physical confidence, co-ordination, movement vocabulary and sequences, imagination and creativity. The classes are taught by the two, who are graduates from Canterbury Christ Church University and are experienced in teaching dance with a range of ages and stages.
The Kent and Medway Collaborative Network has spoken about us, and details can be found below:
LIFTED is a choral installation created and composed by Emily Peasgood for performance by a live choir and beat boxer. Emily is a PhD student and sessional lecturer at the School of Music and Performing Arts.
School of Music and Performing Arts:
Overview of QR-funded projects 2014-15:
This year we present three parallel research seminar series at Canterbury Christ Church University and Turner Contemporary in Margate:
I spoke to audience member Adam Byard (3rd year BMus student) who said:
“I really enjoyed William and David (Knott)’s execution of the Ireland piece (Lent Lilly) – I’m a huge fan of Ireland’s work and it was a great harmonic contrast to what came before it.”
Thanks to David Knotts for accompanying the singers.
|William Hamilton-Box (left) and Keiran Seymour (right) performing as joint winners of the Larissa Lovelock Memorial prize this year. David Knotts accompanies both.|