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Georgia Rodgers

PhD Student

Department of Music


PhD Title: Spatial experience in instrumental and electro-instrumental music

Supervisor: Dr. Newton Armstrong

Overview and research interests

I compose music for instruments and electronics. My research focuses on the physics of sound, spatiality and the human experience of listening.

Research Interests

  • Instrumental and electronic composition
  • Sound art
  • Field recording
  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, and Phenomenologies of Listening.


  • MSc Digital Composition & Performance, The University of Edinburgh, 2010
  • BSc Physics & Music (First class hons.), The University of Edinburgh, 2009
  • Member of the Institute of Acoustics.

Public Presentations and Conference Papers Given

  • Rodgers, G. (2017). Near and far (SATB vocal ensemble and electronic sounds)
  • Rodgers, G. (2017). Distal theories (Trombone and cello)
  • Rodgers, G. (2016). Masking set (Alto, viola and cello)
  • Rodgers, G. (2016). Three pieces (String quartet)
  • Rodgers, G. (2015). Cut it out (Solo piano and electronic sounds)
  • Rodgers, G. (2014). Partial filter (Solo tuba and electronic sounds)
  • Rodgers, G. (2013). Late lines (Solo cello and electronic sounds).


  • Guest lecturer, City, University of London, Music, Sound and the Environment.
  • Guest lecturer, University of Southampton, MA Composition.


  • Rodgers, G. (2014) Partial filter In: Next Wave [CD]. NMC DL209. NMC Recordings