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Nathan Marsh                         Curriculum Vitae

Sound Artist/Guitarist/Educator

Email: nathan_marsh@live.com

Phone: (778) 899-7446

Education:

Simon Fraser University, 2010-2016, B.F.A. with a Major in Music and a Minor in Communication.

Principal Teachers:

Simon Fraser University: Barry Truax, 2013-2015; Owen Underhill, 2014-2015; David MacIntyre, 2013-2015; Janet Danielson, 2012-2015; Martin Gotfrit, 2013-2015; Arne Eigenfeldt, 2015-2016.

Academic Awards:

Marcia Award in Electroacoustics, 2015

Complete List of Works:

Music for Small Chamber Ensemble:

Singularity (2016) 8’-12’ –  generative composition for Disklavier Piano, Notomotion Percussion robot and Modulatron Marimba robot.

Premiere: December 10, 2016. Botmancipation, World Art Centre, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

Everything is foreseen; yet free will is given (2016) 6’-12’ – for Oud, Piano, Clarinet, Electric Bass and Live Processing Electronics

Premiere: June 4, 2016. Tower of Babel, L’Alliance Française Theatre, Toronto, ON

À la dérive (2015) 7’ – for Trumpet, Horn and Trombone

Completed: November 2015.

realeyes (2015) 8’ – for Clarinet, Bassoon, Trombone and Percussion

Premiere: April 10, 2015. Student Composer’s Concert, World Art Centre, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

Murmuration (2014/15) 3’ – for Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano

Premiere: November 27, 2014. Student Composers in Concert, World Art Centre, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

Further Performances: March 27, 2015. Sonic Boom Festival presented by Vancouver Pro Musica, Pyatt Hall, VSO School of Music, Vancouver, BC.

The Keeper of the Winds (2014) 5’30” – for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn and Bassoon

Premiere: April 10, 2014. Student Composer’s Concert, World Art Centre, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

Fragments (2013/14) 6’ – for Two Pianos and Two Percussionists

Premiere: March 29, 2014. Sonic Boom Festival presented by Vancouver Pro Musica, Pyatt Hall, VSO School of Music, Vancouver, BC.

Collaborative Works:

Syzygy (2015) 8’30” – for Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Contact Microphones and Live Processing Electronics

For dance, choreographed by Rachel Helten.

Premiere: December 11, 2015. Ascension. Studio D, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

Aurum (2015) 15’ – for Pre-recorded Electronics and Spoken word

For dance, choreographed by Clara Chow.

Premiere: May 1, 2015. EMERGENCE, Studio D, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

Shadows (2014) 7’ – for Viola, Cello and Piano

For dance, choreographed by Clara Chow.

Premiere: December 5, 2014. Ascension, Studio T, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

Seeking Sanctuary (2014) – for Solo Mandolin and Electronics

For the film, Seeking Sanctuary, directed by Robyn Weasel Bear.

Premiere: May 2014. Fourth Year Film Screening, Djavad Mowafaghian Theatre, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

Electroacoustic Works:

Retrieval (2015) 12’ – for Pre-recorded Electronics (8 soundtracks)

Premiere: April 16, 2015. Inner and Outer Space, Studio T, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

Further Performances: November 21, 2015. Third Annual Electroacoustic Music Festival presented by Vancouver Pro Musica, Western Front Society, Vancouver, BC.

Darkness Falls (2013) 6’30” – for Pre-recorded Electronics (stereo soundtracks)

Premiere: April 2014, Soundscape Concert, Studio T, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

Performances (Rehearsed and Improvised):

DIGITAL CARNIVAL (2017) – interactive workshop for Sound Objects, Contact Microphones and Live Electronics. With Alanna Ho.

Workshop: September 2, 2017, DIGITAL CARNIVAL at The Global Village
presented by Cinevolution Media Arts Society & Community Partner with LocoMotoArt, Richmond World Festival, Richmond, BC.

Extremely Constrained (2017) ~20′ – for Solo Clarinet, Analog Electronics and Three Amplifiers.

Premiere: June 24, 2017, Co.Crea.Tive Presents: Extremely Constrained, Selectors’ Records, Vancouver, BC

Untitled (2017) ~20′ – for Mandolin, Sound Objects and Live Electronics. Radio Performance.

Premiere: March 30, 2017, Co.crea.tive live on CiTR 101.9 FM, CiTR 101.9 FM, Vancouver, BC

Untitled (2017) ~15′ – for Voice, Guitar, Banjo, Sound Objects and Live Electronics. With Alanna Ho.

Premiere: March 23, 2017, Co.Crea.Tive Presents: RE-UN-SOLVED, a night of interdisciplinary acts; “constraint” as atmosphere, Stylus Records, Vancouver, BC

Today Is An Orange Day (2016) 30’ – for Voice, Food and live Electronics. With Alanna Ho.

Premiere: December 9, 2016, Big Joy Festival 2016, Remington Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Genesis (2016) 13’ – for solo Electric Guitar and Electronics

For dance, choreographed by Rachel Helten.

Premiere: April 30, 2016. Promethean. Studio D, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

 

Residencies:

New Voices Composer in Residence, Spectrum Music, Toronto, ON, February – June 2016.

 

Administrative Experience:

Curatorial and Technical Programs Assistant, Western Front Society, Vancouver BC, May – October 2016.

New Music Intern, Western Front Society, Vancouver, BC, April – December 2015.

 

Technical Experience:

Sound Technician, Corporation of Delta, Delta, BC; 2014 – present.

 

Teaching Experience:

Sound Artist Mentor, Sound Design Mentorship Program, Burnaby North Secondary School Music and Technology Program in conjuction with the Western Front Society, Burnaby, BC, November 2016 – present.

Guitar Instructor, Corporation of Delta, Delta, BC; May 2013 – present; City of Surrey, Surrey, BC, September 2017 – present.

 

Research Experience:

Research Assistant, The World Soundscape Engine and the Generative Media Project (“The poetics of image, sound, computation and flow in the creation of generative time-based art”); Vancouver, BC, January 2016 – September 2017

 

Published Writing/Reviews:

How to Adult: The Musical (2016), Review, Peripheral Review, published on October 27, 2016.

Sonic Boom (2016), Review, Peripheral Review, published on April 8, 2016.

 

Other Experience:

Presenter, Secondary Musicality: A Modern Communicational Framework, Faculty of Communication, Arts and Technology Undergraduate Conference, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, BC, February 17, 2016.

For access to scores, music sound files and performance videos, please contact nathan_marsh@live.com.