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.


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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03 May 2017

Call for composers

On Saturday 3 June 2017,  Walled City Music Festival presents an outstanding opportunity for composers to work with the NonZeroSum Ensemble, combining players from Acoustronic Ensemble and the Benyounes String Quartet with composer Frank Lyons to create new work for this unique group.


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