A `closed group account` within the Facebook domain.Geography: Replicates the Merseytravel catchment, roughly Chester, Wirral, Liverpool, Southport, St Helens, Widnes. Genre: Free improvisation in performance, all platforms but initially focussed on music.Who is it aimed at performers, artists and improvisers who are active: it is not open to random members of the public. Style: A portal - the aim of this facebook group is to be portal to the activities in the area that use free improvisation in performance and related practices.
Contact Improvisation news and events in Liverpool and other related courses/events of interest. An open `public` Facebook group.
Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts.
The Merseyside Improvisors Orchestra was formed in January 2016 by Ged Barry with the aim of providing a focal point and monthly meeting place for Merseyside’s adventurous, creative, musicians. The orchestra play conducted improvisations and play free. We also play compositions from our members and other composers. We are an inclusive orchestra and welcome inquiries to play or join us from musicians (from any genre or instrument) to dancers, performance artists, poets or visual based artists. We are an inclusive orchestra and welcome inquiries to play or join us from musicians (from any genre or instrument) to dancers, performance artists, poets or visual based artists.
Blank Canvas is a regular event in Liverpool promoting free improvisation in music. If the link does not work, simply put `improvisers network blank canvas` into the google search box
Merseyside Venues List - a list of venues used by Improvisers' to perform or rehearse
Here’s an interview with Howard Skempton ahead of our concert with him on Thursday 26th 2018. Ged Barry from the orchestra interviewed him and in the interview Howard talks about his musical influences, life in The Scratch Orchestra, and his views on experimental music and improvisation. Howard Skempton interview. April 2018 . The interview took place by phone.
whi music is dedicated to promoting the power and beauty of improvised and experimental music. Based in Liverpool, UK, it's largely based around my activities and collaborations.
the catalogue now includes thirteen items, the most recent being 'Human' by Maggie Nicols & Phil Hargreaves (see below). 'where we were' by Caroline Kraabel & phil hargreaves is currently available on Leo Records. for more information on this release, see the dedicated website.
I've got a blog to which i add my pearls of wisdom to from time to time.
Steve Boyland is an improvising vocalist, performance artist and voice teacher of international stature. His reputation is founded on the eclecticism and intensity of his solo work, as well as a portfolio of acclaimed collaborations with international practitioners in the fields of music, visual art and dance. However, despite the range and quality of these collaborations, it is perhaps in his solo improvisations – often performed in the rarified aesthetic and acoustical environments of galleries and churches – that we most closely encounter the artistic and philosophical essence of his work
Liverpool Comedy Improv runs a successful improvisation drop-in workshop every Monday night in Liverpool, for anyone who wants to explore Comedy Improv. All levels of experience are welcome. It is particularly suited to those who have never done improv before.
Improvisation is making up scenes spontaneously without a script … and having a laugh while you’re at it… Remember ‘Whose Line is it Anyway’… it’s a bit like that …
Immix is a new music ensemble who focus on collaborations with innovative musical voices from across the UK with a focus on artists from the Merseyside area. Drawing on the talents of some of the country’s finest instrumentalists, Immix exists as a vehicle to champion the work of forward thinking composers, songwriters, bands and electronic artists, and to cast a spotlight on emerging talent, with an emphasis on artists whose work slips between the cracks of style and genre.
SPINE is a Liverpool-based event showcasing new experimental music; including noise, industrial, drone, and ambient music.
The Art Clinic
The Art Clinic is a Social Enterprise. We deliver projects to improve skills in health maintenance.
We believe that many health difficulties could be prevented if people could learn more about how to combat stress, process emotions and have lives filled with inspiration.
For this reason we have the Art Clinic Liverpool.
Amorphic MUSIC is a new platform for alternative music in Liverpool based at the Kazimier Stockroom. Through Workshops, masterclasses, live shows and listening sessions we aim to explore and showcase the best left field music from around the globe.