Biography

Duncan Chapman: Composer/Sound Artist regularly works with many leading music organisations in the UK. A frequent traveller to more exotic locations with work in Japan, Singapore & throughout Europe. Much of his work involves composing & devising work with groups & often results in sound installations, recordings or multi-media performances. Current & recent projects include: Co-directing a large scale performance project for Casa da Música (Porto) : Projects with the St Anrews Voices festival in Fife : 7 journeys to stillness : (BCMG) : Collaborations with DMU developing software for educational contexts : Dark Januaries, an annual personal composition project with Isabel Jones : But where do we get the water? : London Chamber Orchestra for orchestra,young players / laptop ensemble : Rising Breath with Stewart Collinson & Mike McInerney at Seeing Sound 2016 : Developing & presenting family concerts (London Sinfonietta) exploring music & science : Leading the Fanfare project for young composers (Royal Opera House) : Director, Link Ensemble  (Britten Sinfonia) : Performances with Supriya Nagarajan (Manasamitra) Lullabies project, Ultima Festival (Oslo), at the Kamppi “Chapel of Silence” (Helsinki) anthem for the Choir of York Minster & orchestral lullabies (Iceland Symphony Orchestra) : Duncan is currently involved in touring White Cane (Salamanda Tandem) including performances for Spitalfields Music, HCMF & Firstsite Gallery. : Duncan is also a contributor to courses at De Montfort & York Universities & external examiner (Music & Communities) at Aberdeen University.