Artists

Duncan Chapman: composer / musician based in Lincolnshire UK. Much of his work involves collaborations with a wide range of people creating performances, installations & recordings. Recent projects include online live events with HUMBOX and Comb Filter,  a residency at EMS in Stockholm, curating a concert for the Aural Diversity project and performances (with Supriya Nagarajan) at the Jaipur Literature Festival in India, Casa da Musica in Porto and at the 2022 WOMAD festival. Current projects include work with David Velez in Huddersfield (exploring the sounds of forced rhubarb) and an album of marimba and live electronic pieces with Simon Limbrick. Solo work is on Silent, Takuroku & Linear Obsessional labels. Dusk Notes, (a collaboration with Supriya Nagarajan) was released in 2020 and was followed up by Lullaby Live @ CCA and Posse of Fireflies 2022. FFor many years he has been working with Mike McInerney as the duo QuietKnot, whose album was released by mushinnoise in 2023.

Richard Douglas-Green works with natural sounds, processing them through the use of ultrasonics and other technologies to produce new sounds which retain the complexity of their natural origins but that have acquired new identities whose source can no longer be readily identified. He worked in sound production with the BBC in Cardiff, Bristol and Plymouth before becoming Senior Lecturer in Sound Production at Plymouth College of Art He was a founder member of the Logothetis ensemble, performing at the ensemble’s inaugural concert at Dartington College of Arts in 2006.  

Mike McInerney composes, plays shakuhachi and builds electronic instruments. Over the years, he has quietly developed a musical world that sits between these three sources. In 2006, he created the Logothetis Ensemble electro-acoustic quartet to present faithful realisations of the graphic scores of the Viennese visionary composer Anestis Logothetis (1912 – 1994). Over the next eleven years, the quartet performed at events and venues in the UK, Belgium, Germany and Austria. Between 2008 and 2018 Mike was subject lead in composition on the undergraduate music programme at the University of Plymouth, UK. He has collaborated with Duncan Chapman on a number of projects: QuietKnot is a touring live electro-acoustic duo, for which he and Duncan co-composed the two pieces Rain and Cassini Drone.

Werner Durand, born in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1954. Studied saxophone privately with Ariel Kalma in Paris (1976/7), Indian classical music in India and Berlin (with Kamalesh Maitra) (from 1976/7) and Iranian Ney with Ali Reza Asgharia (1985/6). In the early 80s he started to build wind instruments out of plexi-glass and PVC. In 1983 he collaborated with numerous composers and performers including David Behrman, Henning Christiansen, Catherine Christer Hennix, Arnold Dreyblatt and many others. He was co founder  of  the ensembles The Thirteenth Tribe (1990-1997) and Armchair Traveller (1999 -2012). He joined the Logothetis Ensemble in 2012. Since 2014 he has performed with TONALIENS (Amelia Cuni- voc., Robin Hayward- tuba, tuning vine & Hilary Jeffery- trombone, Judith Hamann & Anthea Caddy- cellos). In 2017 he became a member of Imaginäre Musik, an ensemble of composers working with self-made instruments, incl., Michael Vorfeld, Volker Staub, Silvia Ocougne, Adi Ertl & Stephan Froleyks and of Flocks, a duo with multi-Instrumentalist Ulrich Hohmann. Grants and residencies include Cité des Arts, Paris, 1989, Podewil, Berlin 1999, Worpswede artist colony, Germany 2004/5, AIR –Krems (Austria), 2011 & Civitella Ranieri (Italy) 2013. He has released numerous CDs and LPs.

Michael Neil is a composer of electronic music with a release catalogue of more than eighty recordings spanning more than 40 years and covering a wide range of styles. Born in England he has lived in Berlin for 14 years where he continues to pursue his interest in synthesizer and music software technology. Educated at Dartington College of Arts he graduated with a BA and MA in contemporary music composition and critical arts theory. Here he became a founder member of the Logothetis Ensemble, performing at the ensemble’s inaugural concert in 2006.