Manuella Blackburn is an electroacoustic music composer who specializes in acousmatic music creation. However, she also has composed for instruments and electronics, laptop ensemble improvisations, and music for dance.
She studied music at The University of Manchester (England, UK), followed by a Masters in Electroacoustic Composition and became a member of Manchester Theatre in Sound (MANTIS) in 2006. Manuella completed a PhD at The University of Manchester in 2010.
Manuella Blackburn has worked in residence in the studios of Miso Music (Lisbon, Portugal), EMS (Stockholm, Sweden), Atlantic Centre for the Arts (New Smyrna Beach, FL, USA), and Kunitachi College of Music (Tokyo, Japan).
After several years as Senior Lecturer in Music at Liverpool Hope University (England, UK), in 2019 she joined the Music and Music Technology school at Keele University (England, UK).
Manuella Blackburn : Landline (Musicworks 133 - Musicworks - 2019)
Manuella Blackburn : Ice Breaker (Petites étincelles - Empreintes DIGITALes - 2017)
Manuella Blackburn : Switched On (Formes Audibles - Empreintes DIGITALes - 2012)
Manuella Blackburn & Bethany Nicholson : Come Closer for cello and electronics (live - 2018-08-07 University Of Hall)
Manuella Blackburn with Rajeeb Chakraborty : New Shruti - for Sarod and electronics (live - EMPAC (Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center), Troy, New York)
Manuella Blackburn : Plastics composition (work in progress)
Manuella Blackburn : Snap Happy (Petites étincelles - Empreintes DIGITALes - 2017)