Email: georgia_rodgers at yahoo dot co dot uk
Georgia Rodgers (b.1985) is a composer of instrumental and electronic music whose work focuses on textural and spatial aspects of sound and the experience of listening. In 2016 she was selected as one of Sound and Music’s New voices.
Georgia studied Physics and Music at the University of Edinburgh followed by a Masters degree in computer music taught by Dr. Michael Edwards. She is now pursuing a PhD in composition at City University, London, with a particular focus on the perception of sound, space and the human experience of listening. Her supervisor is Dr. Newton Armstrong.
In 2013 Georgia collaborated with Séverine Ballon on a new work for cello and electronics. In 2014 she was selected for Sound & Music’s Next Wave programme, writing a piece for tuba and electronics with Oren Marshall which was premiered at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and performed again at Kammer Klang in Café Oto.
In 2015/16 Georgia took part in Composer’s Kitchen with the Quatuor Bozzini and mentors Christopher Fox and Christopher Butterfield. She attended a week long workshop in Montreal and her string quartet was premiered in February 2016 in Aberdeen with Sound Scotland.
In December 2016 Georgia’s trio for voice and strings was premiered by the New Music Ensemble at the 840 x NME concert at St James’ Church, London. Most recently Georgia participated in a workshop with TwoNewDuo, composing a new work for trombone and cello. She is currently working on a study for EXAUDI vocal ensemble, to be workshopped at City University in April 2017.
Georgia also works part-time as an acoustician for a firm of consulting engineers, specialising in architectural acoustics. She lives and works (and was born) in north London.