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Lindsay is a Senior Lecturer and coordinator of the Composition and Music Technology Program at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Lindsay Vickery has active as a composer and performer across Europe, the USA and Asia since 1986. His music includes works for acoustic and electronic instruments in interactive-electronic, improvised or fully notated settings, ranging from solo pieces to opera and has been commissioned by numerous groups for concert, dance and theatre. His music has been described as 'always intriguing' The Wire, 'truly an original voice and his work is one of sustained intensity that resonates in the mind long after the performance is over' and a 'master of technological wizardry' The Australian.
Vickery is a highly regarded performer on reed instruments and electronics, touring as a soloist and with ensembles in festivals including Myrkir Músiíkdagar, Audio Art, ISEA, SWR Tage für Neue Musik MATA, NWEAMO, WHATISMUSIC? and the Shanghai, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth International Arts Festivals. He was a founding member of Alea New Music Ensemble (1987-1992), Magnetic Pig (1992-2003), SQUINT (2002-) and HEDKIKR (2002-) and Decibel (2009-). He is the recipient of a Sounds Australian Award (1989), a 1995 Churchill Fellowship to study electronic music at STEIM and CNMAT (1995) and a seeding Grant by the Australian Major Festivals Initiative to conduct research at STEIM, HarvestWorks, and the University of Illinois (Champagne-Urbana) (2001).
Vickery is active as a lecturer, writer and critic and is a regular contributor to journals and conferences including Organised Sound, ICMC, NIME, TENOR, SMC EVAA and ACMC. His research interests are in fields of Screenscores, Eye-movement tracking, Interactive Music, Non-Linear Formal Structures, New Media, use of Film as a score, Poly-tempo Music, Alternate Controllers, Music Analysis and Music Culture. He has also has worked as music critic for The West Australian, Singapore Business Times and Soundscapes Magazine and written program notes for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra on the work of Arvo Pärt. He was the co-convener of the Australasian Computer Music Conference 2003 and 2016 and the International Computer Music Conference 2013.
Extended music notation, screenscores, interactive music, nonlinear formal structures, new media, polytemporal music, alternate controllers, music analysis and music culture.