• Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

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  • 5 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20092020

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Biography

Professor Monty Adkins is a composer, performer, and Professor of Experimental Electronic Music at the University of Huddersfield. He has created installations, concert and audio-visual works, and a number of collaborations with contemporary performers, video artists and photographers. His work since 2008 has been released by Audiobulb, Cronica, Eilean, and empreintes DIGITALes .

His works have been commissioned by Ina-GRM, IRCAM, BBC Radio 3, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, SpACE-Net, ZKM (Centre for Art and Media, Karlsruhe) and Sonic Arts Network, among others. For his oeuvre he has been awarded over 15 international prizes including the Stockholm Electronic Arts Award (Sweden), Grand Prize at Musica Nova (Prague, Czech Republic), and five prizes at the Bourges International Electroacoustic Music Competition (France).

Having read music at Pembroke College (University of Cambridge) where he studied French medieval and Italian Renaissance music, Adkins then studied electronic music with Jonty Harrison at the University of Birmingham where he performed across Europe with the Birmingham ElectroAcoustic Sound Theatre (BEAST), and Simon Waters at the University of East Anglia.

Adkins is also active as a writer and concert curator. He completed his first book with Pip Dickens (University of Lancaster) in 2011 on the relationship between art and music (Shibusa – Extracting Beauty), followed by two further edited collections  on the music of Roberto Gerhard. Adkins has also contibuted journal articles to Organised Sound and the Journal of Music Technology and Education, book chapters on music education, mixed music and the electronic music of Christopher Fox amongst others. 

Portfolio: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4OaC5xZHj2njvhaj8AkjJ8

Website: https://monty-adkins.com/

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Experimental Electronic Music Composition
  • Acousmatic Music
  • Aesthetics of Digital Music
  • Sonic Art and Installation
  • Sound Spatialisation

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Digital Music
  • Acousmatic Music
  • Aesthetics of Digital Music
  • Experimental Electronic Music Composition
  • Sonic Art
  • Sonic Installation
  • Sound Spatialisation

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Research Output

Onkalu

Adkins, M., 2020, (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Non-textual formComposition

  • Solo

    Adkins, M., 2020, (Accepted/In press)

    Research output: Non-textual formComposition

  • Winter Tendrils

    Adkins, M., 9 Feb 2020

    Research output: Non-textual formComposition

  • Music Beyond Airports: Appraising Ambient Music

    Adkins, M. (ed.) & Cummings, S. (ed.), 30 Jul 2019, Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield Press. 234 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Saenredam's Dream

    Adkins, M., 28 Dec 2019

    Research output: Non-textual formComposition

  • Activities

    Arts and Humanities Research Council (External organisation)

    Monty Adkins (Chair)
    1 Jan 202031 Dec 2023

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

    External PhD Examiner: University of Durham

    Monty Adkins (Examiner)
    9 Dec 2019

    Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

    Roberto Gerhard's Audiovisual Works

    Mathew Adkins (Speaker)
    9 Sep 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Engagement in Electronic Music

    Monty Adkins (Speaker)
    7 May 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    External Examiner (PhD)

    Monty Adkins (Examiner)
    15 Sep 2018

    Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

    Press / Media

    A Conversation with Monty Adkins

    Mathew Adkins & Simon Cummings

    1/07/18

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    A Year At Ushers Hill in Best of 2017 list

    Monty Adkins

    12/12/17

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Other

    Review of A Year At Ushers Hill

    Monty Adkins

    11/08/17

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Other

    5:4 Dialogues

    Monty Adkins & Simon Cummings

    18/04/17

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Other

    Lépidoptères Takes Flight with Recorders and Electronics

    Mathew Adkins

    14/04/16

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment