Dr. Jenn Kirby is an Irish composer, performer, software developer and academic based in Swansea, UK. Her work ranges from instrumental composition, to electroacoustic, to laptop orchestra and the performance of live electronics. Jenn’s work explores elements of theatre, humour and subversion. Jenn works as the Programme Director for Music Performance and Production at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, where she teaches composition and music technology.
Much of Jenn’s research is focused on the performance of electronic music. The output from which includes the foundation of the Swansea Laptop Orchestra and the creation of software for new music performance, and the re-purposing of controllers and interfaces as musical performance instruments.
Jenn makes a very welcome return to play Listen to the Voice of Fire. Again, what to expect?! I love this photo and expect things may be wild-hope so-come and find out.