Profile

Dr Gerard Gormley

PhD, MA, BSc (Hons)

Senior Lecturer

Biography

Gerard Gormley is a Senior Lecturer in Music, and is the Programme Leader for Audio & Music Production, and Music Production & Performance. As a composer and researcher, Gerard creates noise-based works that explore concepts of microsound. He works in electroacoustic music, audiovisual installation, music for film, and songwriting. In addition to his work as a composer, he is active as a sound engineer in studio recording contexts, and has an ongoing research project that examines the role of sound in immersive theatre performance. As a musician, composer and engineer, Gerard has presented his work internationally at festivals including Cannes Film Festival (France), New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (United States), Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium (Canada), Image and Resonance – Cycle of Sonic Art (Argentina), International Computer Music Festival (Slovenia), Storung Festival (Spain), and the Australasian Computer Music Conference (New Zealand), among others. His work has also been broadcast nationally on cinema and television.