OLIVER CARMAN is a composer based in the North West
of England. He completed his first degree in Music at the University of Shefield in 1998 and a Masters in Electroacoustic composition in 2004. He was awarded a PhD in electro-acoustic composition from the University of Manchester in 2011, where he was an active member of MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound).
He is now lecturer in Music Technology at the University of Liverpool. His work is regularly performed throughout the UK and internationally, and has also been recognised at several international competitions including; IMEB (Bourges) 2007/2008 (Prix Residence, Selection Triuvium category), International Electroacoustic Competition “pierre schaeffer” 2007 (2nd Prize), Diffusion Composition Competition 2010, Limerick (3rd Prize) and Destellos Competition, Argentina 2012/2013/2014 (selection) and Xenakis International Electroacoustic Competition 2017 (2nd Prize).
Prizes or Honours
- 2nd Prize Xenakis Electronic Music Competition (Contemporary Music Lab | Music Department | Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2017)
- 3rd Prize The Engine Room International Sound Art Competition and Exhibition (Morley College London , 2015)
- 3rd prize, Diffusion Composition Competition. (Centre for Computational Musicology and Computer Music, University of Limerick., 2010)
- Prix Residence (Concours Internationaux de Bourges (IMEB), 2007)