Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Acoustics Group Open House

On the 15th November 2017 the Acoustics Group had an open house where groups could experience the various acoustic chambers. We had a STEM organised event with upprojects.com where 6th former students came to listen and be heard with Ghislaine Leung. We also had the audio students from the University of West London came in the listen and record in the anechoic chamber. We hope everyone enjoyed their day!

Friday, 10 November 2017

London Battersea Heliport Reports on Noise Produced

After 6 months of work, commissioned by Wandsworth Council, two reports on the objective and subjective noise from London Battersea Heliport, have been completed. The reports were written by Dr Stephen Dance and Dr Luis Gomez-Agustina and will be discussed at the next Heliport Consultative Meeting in the new year.

Abstract accepted for Musical Acoustics one day meeting at Nottingham 2017

An abstract submitted by Luis Gomez-Agustina has been accepted for the Institute of Acoustics 21st century developments in musical sound production, presentation and reproductionThe one day meeting will be held at the Nottingham Conference centre immediately before the start of Reproduced Sound on the 21st November 2017. The abstract of the talk to be delivered is entitled, "Do performance musicians need basic acoustic education ?". We hope to see many of you in Nottingham

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

BBC Singers seminar on music and the sound of performance

On the 7th November 2017 Dr Stephen Dance was invited by Rob Johnston of the BBC Singers to give an address at the Royal Society of Obstetricians at Regents Parks. The seminar included the very latest research was on music and the sound of performance. The audience was highly engaged and even volunteered to assist with the final stage of the research!   

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Kickoff meeting for the refurbishment of the Choral Rehearsal Room

On the evening of the 6th November 2017 the kickoff meeting for the refurbishment of the Choral Rehearsal Room at the Royal Opera House took place. The design work is being undertaken by Theatre Projects with the assistance of the Acoustics Group to improve the environment for the opera singers.  

Monday, 6 November 2017

Graduation 2017

On the 6th November 2017 at the Royal Festival Hall this year's acoustics students graduated in style. Well done to all of you, sorry I couldn't meet John's or Finn's better halves, but I did meet Rodrigo's, Nathan's and Ben's.

Monday, 23 October 2017

Royal Opera House sponsored PhD

On the 23rd October 2017 the Royal Opera House became a co-sponsor of an LSBU Research Scholarship. Eric Ballestero will investigate a new Virtual Reality based tool to acoustic issues at the Royal Opera House. We wish Eric and the new collaboration well!