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Arts Highlights

Hollywood's musical contemporaries and competitors in the early sound film era conference

Sat 26 Jul 2014

This conference offers a welcome opportunity to investigate scoring practices at the birth of the sound era in cinematic traditions outside Hollywood and the USA. 


Private View: Mario Minarini

Mon 4 Aug 2014

Mario Minarini attended the Art Institute in his native Florence. Originally, he studied to be a Goldsmith before turning to painting. He adopted a traditional Florentine style in painting and drawing composition, then studied with the maestro Alessandro Berti at the Accademia delle belle Arti in Florence. In 2008 Minarini was awarded the Fiorino d'Argento ex-aequo. His work has been exhibited in many Italian galleries.



Vocal Projections: Documentary and the Voice

Fri 19 Sep 2014

A one-day event exploring the connections among the voice, the body and the visual image in documentary film and media. The day will include screenings and presentations from UK and international academics and filmmakers and keynote presentations from Dr. Patrick Sjöberg (Karlstadt University, Sweden) and Lawrence Andrews - OwnerBuilt (University of California, Santa Cruz).


SOA Presents - Prof Phil Powrie

Wed 8 Oct 2014

Professor Phil Powrie, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, at the University of Surrey, presents his inaugural talk on the French Musical: Swing and Big Bands in the Cinema of the 40s and 50s.


SOA Presents - Prof Tony Myatt

Thu 16 Oct 2014

Professor Tony Myatt, Subject Leader for Sound Recording, here at the University of Surrey, presents his inaugural talk on: 'A new age of surround sound: spatial audio at the frontiers of contemporary art, technology and science.'

With special guest performer, Chris Watson.


SOA Presents - Prof Andy Lavender

Wed 3 Dec 2014

Professor Andy Lavender, Head of the School of Arts at the University of Surrey, presents his inaugural talk on his theatre research.


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