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BIOGRAPHY
Craig Vear

Name:
Craig Vear

Born:
England

Citizenship:
European

Craig Vear is a composer and musician. Since the early '90's he has worked in electroacoustic, improvised, contemporary, and popular music; composed for theatre and film; and creates sound installations and sound art.

Over the winter of 2003-4 Craig spent three months in Antarctica as composer in residence on a joint fellowship with Arts Council England and British Antarctic Surveys Artist and Writers Programme. He was one of the founding members of the critically acclaimed pop-group Cousteau; and recently his composition Singing Ringing Buoy was shortlisted for the PRS Foundation's New Music Award 2005.

Together with the composer Jonathan Eato, he formed ev2, an improvising saxophone and percussion duo working in the musical spaces between jazz, free improvisation, contemporary composition, electroacoustic composition and multi media performance environments.

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Email: vear_at_ev2.co.uk
Web: www.ev2.co.uk
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