Sound walks with Emma Welton


Artform: Live Arts
The Challenge: Create your own sound walk
What you will need: Please refer to video link



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Find out more about Emma Welton:

I studied music at Manchester and York Universities. I perform on violin, viola or double bass with Lavolta ensemble, Exeter Contemporary Sounds, Icebreaker and in other groups and on all sorts of platforms. I am co-curator with Tony Whitehead of A Quiet Night In, creating performances of quiet contemporary music otherwise neither performed nor widely-known in Devon and providing a context for the exploration of the creative possibilities in quiet/silence. I am a Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra musician, touring the south west with BSO chamber groups, and co-leading with Hugh Nankivell BSO’s Exeter Family Orchestra.


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