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Dr Paul Turowski BM, MM, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Composition, Music for Digital Games; Subject Lead for Game Design and Game Design Studies Music


    Personal Statement

    Paul Turowski is a composer, performer, and Senior Lecturer in Music for Digital Games at the University of Liverpool. He also serves as Subject Lead for the Game Design and Game Design Studies programmes.

    Paul's research examines intersections of game design/gameplay and musical composition/performance. This includes the employment of digital games as interactive musical scores as well as the creation of video games that afford musical authorship to the player. His creative work has been performed by ensembles such as Dither, Ekmeles, and the Ligeti Quartet; has been presented at events such as the annual conference of the Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, the Kyma International Sound Symposium and the conference on Technologies of Notation and Representation; and has been featured on such websites as and He has also given talks on game music at events like the North American Conference on Video Game Music.

    See also: Interdisciplinary Centre for Composition and Technology