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Dr. Jon Aveyard

Dr. Jon Aveyard

Senior Lecturer in Music and Audio Art

School of Film, Media and Performance

Media Factory, ME224

+44 (0) 1772 89 4798

javeyard@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Music

Jon Aveyard is a performer, composer and audio artist based in Preston. His work makes use of and combines skills drawn from instrumental performance, acousmatic composition, binaural audio recording, soundwalking, interdisciplinary performance, and the use of unconventional sound sources such as found sound objects, toy instruments and no-input mixing desk. He has been teaching music and audio art at UCLan since 2002.

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Jon Aveyard is a performer, composer and audio artist based in Preston. As a classical musician, he studied at University of Wales, Bangor. After specializing in electroacoustic composition, he studied at the University of Birmingham during which time he was a regular performer as part of BEAST (Birmingham ElectroAcoustic Sound Theatre).

His work makes use of and combines skills drawn from instrumental performance, acousmatic composition, binaural audio recording, soundwalking, interdisciplinary performance, and the use of unconventional sound sources such as found sound objects, toy instruments and no-input mixing desk. He has been teaching music and audio art at UCLan since 2002.

He performs nationally and his compositions are performed internationally and he is a member of electroacoustic improvisation group Third City.

He is a member of a number of community music groups including the WorldWise Samba Drummers for whom he is musical director, and he runs Music For All at UCLan, a project supporting community music groups.

Qualifications

Ph.D Music Composition, Birmingham University, 2007
BA (Hons) Music, University of Wales, 1999

Publications

Depth Perception (under review at CLoK)

Electric Textures (under review at CLoK)

Solo (under review at CLoK)

Spatial and subjective points-of-audition in binaural recordings, ID 4895

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Research Activities

Ongoing research into the following areas:

- The use of in-ear microphones in electroacoustic composition and live performance;

- Teaching interdisciplinary performance to undergraduate music and dance students;

- Introducing non-mainstream music techniques to undergraduates.

Teaching

Course leader and admissions tutor for MA Music Practice.

Module leader and lead lecturer for:

MZ1000 Parameters in Composition
MU2001 Creative Workshop
MU3005 Interdisciplinary Project
MU3001 Presentation Project
MZ4000 Music Portfolio.

Lecturer for MZ3003 Creative Collaboration.

Postgraduate research director of studies and supervisor.

Projects

Performer in Third City, electroacoustic improvisation group.

Musical Director for WorldWise Samba Drummers.

Lead for Music For All at UCLan, community group support.

Member of the editorial team for Diffusion, the UCLan Undergraduate Journal of Research.