Musicians and the Digital World with Nick Roth      

Nick Roth

This session will focus on career development strategies for professional musicians in the age of the internet, exploring ways in which new digital media platforms and enhanced content can generate performance and composition opportunities. Participants will learn how to use new technology to reach wider audiences and develop their communication skills, as well as how to use data to analyse and optimise their practise. It will explore where new trends are leading the music industry, whilst highlighting those elements of musical life that remain constant despite changes in the medium of presentation. Key areas: streaming, 3D audio/video, live feeds, social media impact, new technologies, new audiences, network opportunities, career sustainability.

Admission: €10

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Nick Roth is a saxophonist, composer, producer and educator.

A curious predisposition and a steadfast refusal to accept the existence of boundaries between the real and the imaginary has led to collaborations with an array of international performers, composers, choreographers, visual artists, poets, sculptors, directors, festivals and ensembles.

Engaging in conversation with mathematical biologists, astrophysicists, canopy ecologists and hydrologists, his compositions interrogate the inherence of meaning in form, whilst simultaneously subsumed by an insatiable appetite for literature and exploring the symbiotic resonance of language as sound and text.

In 2017 he was artist-in-residence at the European Space Agency (ESTEC) and dlr LexIcon, in 2015 at the California Academy of Sciences and the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) and in 2014 at the Centre Culturel Irlandais (CCI), Paris

He is artistic director of the Yurodny Ensemble, a founding member of the Water Project, and a partner at Diatribe Records, Ireland’s leading independent record label for new music.

His work is represented by the Contemporary Music Centre and the Association of Irish Composers.


Presented by Sligo County Council Arts Service and Creative Ireland Programme 2018-2022

Sligo County Council

 Creative Ireland Programme


Nick Roth features in Sligo International Chamber Music Festival 2019

Sun. May 05, 2pm at The Model: Festival Commission Workshop with Nick Roth on his Second Quintet for Accordion and String Quartet. Dermot Dunne & the Vogler Quartet. Tickets €5

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