Music, Technology and Disability

Inclusive Creativity is a concept devised by Professor Frank Lyons at Ulster University in collaboration with key partners such as Share Music Sweden, Drake Music Project and Stravaganza, which aims to level the playing field in performance and composition for disabled musicians by developing new technologies and methodologies for their use.


27 October 2017

Acoustronic tour to Dublin

Acoustronic will tour to Dublin on 1 November for a performance at University College Dublin as part of the 23rd International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia. The group will be joined by the Benyounes String Quartet for a performance of Frank Lyons's NonZeroSum commission, plus new compositions for the group.

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25 July 2017

London date confirmed for Acoustronic

On 2 June 2017, Acoustronic and the Benyounes quartet joined forces to premiere Frank Lyons's new commission NonZeroSum, alongside other new compositions and George Crumb's iconic Black Angels piece. 

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10 May 2017

Inclusive Digital Practices symposium announced

Inclusive Creativity: Digital Practices is a public symposium organised by Dr Brendan McCloskey, Prof. Frank Lyons and Dr Brian Bridges, at Ulster University, Magee campus on May 31st 2017. The event is being held in association with the Walled City Music Festival and is being supported by Garfield Weston

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