Selected performances of free improv/classical contemporary and new music:

(please see and for band tour schedule)


‘Birmingham Passage’, lead by Xhosa Cole + Germa Adan, Jennifer Blackwell space, Birmingham  and Sheffield Migration Matters festival, Sheffield
Improvised String Quartet with Richard Scott, Hannah Marshall and Angharrad Davies, MAC Brimingham
AMOK, Artefact, Stirchley
Paul Dunmall & Tony Dudley-Evans 80th Birthday gigs, Jennifer Blackwell Space, Birmingham


Sidewalk Stories, lead by Xhosa Cole, Flatpack festival, Birmingham
Improvised String Quartet with Richard Scott, Hannah Marshall and Angharrad Davies, MAC Brimingham
Abstract Visions, Steve Saunders Septet, Eastside Jazz Club, Birmingham, Symphony Hall Birmingham
Dead Cat Bounce, Waste Paper Opera, Somerset House


Fizzle improv with Bruce Coates, Walt Shaw and Lee Allatson
Flatpack festival Xhosa Cole ensemble, Town Hall, Brimingham
Flatpack festival+Fizzle New Composer Collective, Attic Brewery
Surge in Spring Surge Orchestra + Dead as Dillinger, The MAC, Birmingham


10 Acres of Sound Tryptych, COVID compliant Stirchley gig carousel
Jazzlines Riverloam Trio featuring Paul Dunmall + Sarah Farmer, Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Ideas of Noise, with Andrew Woodhead, Anna Palmer, Gerorgia Denham, Ruskin Glass Centre, Dudley
RBC International Women’s Day, Eastside Jazz Club, Birmingham
Vorephilia, Waste Paper Opera, Supported by the Medical Research Council and 30 Bird


Muzikstan Solo Set, St Columbus, Birmingham
Cheltenham Jazz Festival + Cafe Oto,  with Rachel Musson, I Went This Way
Supersonic International Women’s Day gig Solo improv set, Centrala Birmingham
Fizzle/TDE promotions with Steve Tromans, The Hexagon, Birmingham
Stourbridge 2nd festival of Improvised Music Claptrap, Stourbridge


This is the Gallery and the Gallery is many things SPACETIMEBAND, Birmingham, Eastside Projects
Tamburlaine, Royal Shakespeare Company
Supersonic, Birmingham
Stourbridge 1st festival of Improvised Music Claptrap, Stourbridge


Surge in Spring, Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham
Dido Queen of Carthage, Royal Shakespeare Company
Club Integra, free improv trio ‘Emily Smith’ with Richard Scott, Trevor Lines, The Edge, Birmingham
BEAST FEaST featured artist, University of Birmingham. .


The Last Man The Ashmolean, Oxford, Waste Paper Opera
The Remarkable Rocket, Tete a Tete Festival London, Waste Paper Opera
Ixiom Ensemble at CoMA Summer School
The Lark Ascending, Vaughan Williams, Kiddiminster town Hall, Wyre Forrest Symphony Orchestra


Solo Recital – Cardew, Schnittke, Part, Toovey Birmingham Conservatoire
Moseley Jazz Festival, Sid Peacock’s Surge Orchestra
Fairport’s Cropredy Festival 2015, playing with Fairport Convention
BBC Proms, Royal Academy of Music – Michael Finnissy chamber concert
A Moveable Feast Mark Pringle Ensemble, Manchester Jazz Festival
Concert Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, Rimsky-Korsakov, Kidderminster Town Hall, Wyre Forrest Symphony Orchestra (soloist)


Tendrils Howard Skempton, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival with Nuntempa,
Landscape No.1 Toru Takemitsu, Wigmore Hall, London with Nuntempa
AS:If/Duets on Ice rework of piece by Laurie Anderson, Birmingham Library
In C Terry Riley, with Surge and Thallein, Birmingham Library
Folliage, Elliot Sharp
Occam’s Razor, Elliot sharp, with Nuntempa and the Elysian quartet


Orgelaprk Residency Amsterdam – writing for MIDI organ
Wheels of Emptiness, Jonathan Harvey, with Thallein Ensemble



Awarded ACE Develop Your Creative Practise award
Pendulums tour, Andrew Woodhead (Birmingham/London/Sheffield/Norwich/Newcastle)


Sampling sounds of the future: What does the future of Coventry sound like?, Coventry City of Culture, University of Warwick
Random String/Ludic Rooms for Coventry City of Culture, with Ideas of Noise

Ideas of Noise festival Birmingham/Coventry/Stourbridge

This is the Gallery and the Gallery is many things Birmingham, Eastside Projects

Mediafest. Birmingham, Vivid Projects

Ideas of Noise festival Birmingham
Radical Sabatical artists undertaking research residency with Gravitational Waves physicists at the University of Birmingham

BEAST FEaST featured artist April 27th-29th 2017 Bramhall building University of Birmingham.

Sound Kitchen Vivid Projects, Birmingham

Ideas of Noise pilot, HfWAS Birmingham (performed and curated)

AS:If/Duets on Ice rework of piece by Laurie Anderson, Birmingham Library, part of Frontiers Festival

Antiscrape Birmingham University/Capsule Residency (WInterbourne House and Lapworth Museum)
Supersonic festival, Installation, The Custard factory, Birmingham
Supersonic taster festival, Live performance as part of Supersonic’s pre-festival warm up gig, Eastside Projects, Birmingham
Curious sounds in curious spaces, Symphony hall 25th anniversary celebration, curated by Fierce! Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Curfew Tower residency, Cushendall
CRASH, With Contingent of the First Response, VIVID, Birmingham
Noise and Capitalism, The Garage Presents, VIVID, Birmingham

Sideshow2010, Collaboration with Joanne Masding, Nottingham
D.I.Y, Residency and exhibition curated by Surface Arts, Exeter
Barnaby Art Market, Curated by Contents May Vary, Macclesfield
Sonic Juke Box, SoundFjord, London
Cu, Curated by Contents May Vary, Palace Hotel, Manchester
Secret Lives of a Building, The Vaults, Birmingham

Building Up Not Tearing Down, tactileBOSCH, Residency and exhibition, Cardiff
Family Fun Day, Rea Garden, Birmingham
Changeover Exhibition, Temporary Art Space, Halifax

Rhys and Hannah presents…Goodbye space, Hello spaces, Bristol
Birmingham City University BA Fine Art 3rd year show, Birmingham

SP/ARK UP, Creative Industries Centre, Wolverhampton
Big Beetle, The Works Gallery, Birmingham

Awards, Projects and Other Things

2018 Director and Producer of Ideas of Noise experimental sound festival
2017 Recipient of a-n Professional development bursary
2016 Learning Assistant at Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
2014 Archive and exhibition co-ordinator for FIERCE! live art organisation
2011 Platinum 2 selected artist, an artist mentorship scheme for artists working with performance. Supported by FIERCE
2009-Present Founding member of The Lombard Method, Birmingham
2008-Present Associate of Eastside Projects, Birmingham
2008 Ikon Gallery BA Fine Art Prize


Selected past projects and posts

B:Music – Birmingham Town and Symphony Hall music engagement projects with young people
Roundhouse Theatre – Roundhouse Jam, developing and delivering multi sensory AV experiences for people with PMLD
12 Tones/Eastside Projects – Community engagement project delivering sound art workshops accross Birmingham raising awareness of and encouraging participation in a new public artwork happening at HS2 by Susan Philipsz
BOM/Baskerville College – Teaching science to teens with Autism through art reserch project
Soundlab Cov – Facilitating regular creative music workshops for young people in Coventry
Imagineer Productions – The Imagineerium Initiative, teaching STEM subjects through the arts
Big Top Musical Adventures – Our Word: Profound Arts workshops and public exhibition
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group Learing and Participation (Learning Trainee & Assistant) Developing and delivering unique projects and monthly creative music workshops
– Regular therapeutic arts classes for service users
Ardenleigh mental health clinic – Regular therapeutic arts classes for service users

Peripatetic strings teacher for Dudley Borough Music service
Peripatetic strings teacher for Birmingham Music Service