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Acoustronic to collaborate with the Ulster Orchestra on new work entitled Zoom Time

Walled City Music with funding from Arts Council of Northern Ireland have commissioned Frank Lyons and Acoustronic to create a new work in collaboration with the Ulster Orchestra. The new piece is entitled Zoom Time and will be based on the experiences of the musicians in Acoustronic during the Covid pandemic.
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Acoustronic and Benyounes Quartet perform Frank Lyons' NonZeroSum

Acoustronic will feature with the Benyounes Quartet in a performance of Frank Lyons' NonZeroSum at the RNCM Chamber Music Festival on 17 March 2019. The performance will be a world first for an inclusive ensemble using the latest network technology to bring together Acoustronic performing in Derry and Benyounes in Manchester.
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Acoustronic named as Ensemble in Residence at Royal Irish Academy of Music

Acoustronic have been appointed as Ensemble in Residence at the Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) and will be the lead ensemble in the Creative Ireland funded Le Chéile Project. This bold and visionary appointment by RIAM is a world first; Acoustronic are the first inclusive ensemble to be appointed as ensemble in residence at a national music conservatory anywhere in the world.
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Acoustronic to collaborate on Ulster University immersive technology research project

22/01/2019 - Frank Lyons
Musicians from Acoustronic are to collaborate with Ulster University PhD researcher Lewis Smith on the project entitled 'Inclusive Software Design Enabling Disabled and Non-Disabled Musicians to Compose and Perform Music in an Immersive Virtual Network'.
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Dr Denise White awarded PhD for 'Conductology'.

22/07/2018 - Frank Lyons
Denise White, who is one of the key researchers on Inclusive Creativity has been awarded her PhD by Ulster University for her groundbreaking gestural system 'Conductology'.
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Acoustronic perform with world renowned jazz musicians at 2018 Derry International Jazz Festival

06/05/2018 - Frank Lyons
Members of Acoustronic performed with Darren Beckett, Scott Flanigan, Rohan Armstrong and Lewis Smith in the world premiere of a new piece, Coruscation, by composer and saxophonist Lewis Smith.  
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Inclusive Creativity wins Impact Excellence Award

03/05/2018 - Frank Lyons
Inclusive Creativity and Walled City Music have won an Ulster University Impact Excellence Award for their collaborative effort in leveling the playing field for disabled artists in musical composition and performance.
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Inclusive Creativity Showcase Symposium 20th February 2015

11/02/2015 - Frank Lyons
Final schedule now confirmed! Presentations, interactive demonstrations, workshops, performances!
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Inclusive Creativity comes to NI Science Festival

08/01/2015 - Frank Lyons
An Inclusive Creativity Showcase Symposium will feature as part of the NI Science Festival on 20th February 2015 10.30am-3.30pm in the Ulster University Belfast Campus. 
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