Department of Music

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Simon Paterson

Associate Professor - Music Technology, Faculty of Arts



Simon Paterson studied music at Nottingham before forging a career in music. In demand as a jazz bassist and sound engineer/producer, he is director of Sirkus Ltd, a well-established recording studio in Nottingham. For over 15 years Simon has composed music for TV and film and written and produced records for a panoply of performers.

Expertise Summary

Sound recording, music production, electronic and computer music.

Teaching Summary

Aesthetics of electronic and computer music, digital composition, sound design & synthesis, technology-enhanced performance, studio recording and music production.

Department of Music

The University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts Centre
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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