The University of Sheffield
Department of Music

Dr Adrian Moore BSc, MA, PhD

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The University of Sheffield
Jessop Building
34 Leavygreave Road
S3 7RD

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 0486
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Dr Adrian Moore is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Music, Director of USSS (University of Sheffield Sound Studios), undergraduate admissions tutor and Director of the MA in Sonic Art. He is a composer of electroacoustic music and has been performed and broadcast worldwide. He teaches undergraduate modules in music technology, sound recording and music history, supervises undergraduate and postgraduate composers and teaches on the postgraduate programmes in Creative Studies. His music is published by empreintes DIGITALes.

Research Interests


* MUS119: Introduction to Studio (with Dr. Dave Moore). Cubase/Sibelius/Pure Data plus basic theory
* MUS122: Electroacoustic Composiiton. Putting MUS119 into practice. Creative electronic works
* MUS340: Sound and Moving Image. Writing for video/making your own video
* MUS355: Creative Applications of Music Technology. Level II/III. More training (pure data, csound) and composition
* MUS207: Music after 1945 (with Dr. George Nicholson). History and analysis
* MUS333/302: Composition
* MUS370: Sound Recording Practice (with Dr. Dave Moore). Multitrack work in USSS, training and development
* MUS380: Sound Recording Portfolio (with Dr. Dave Moore). Full album recording and industry experience
* Modules in the MA Sonic Arts

Current Projects

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Current Research Students

Past Research Students


Adrian Moore's work appears on two CDs published by Empreintes DIGITALes (

Contrechamps (DVD works from 2006 - present)
Traces (60 minutes)
RĂªve de l'aube (60 minutes)

View a full list of Adrian Moore's publications

Recent Commissions and Performances

Fields of Darkness and Light premiered at Clothworkers Centenary Hall, Leeds on the 28th April 2010. Subsequently at Manchester University (29.10.10), Dublin and Belfast (March 2011). First prize (mixed music category): Musica Nova 2010 International Electroacoustic Music Competition (Prague, Czech Republic)

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