Emma Margetson (1993) is a composer of acousmatic music based in Birmingham and is currently studying for a PhD in Electroacoustic Composition at the University of Birmingham funded by the AHRC Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership. Emma has collaborated with a variety of organisations including the IKON gallery, Birmingham Hippodrome, Sampad and The Barber Institute of Fine Arts. Her works have been performed internationally; performances include BEAST, Musica Electronic Nova, MA/IN, Noisefloor Festival, Delian Academy of New Music, Sound + Environment, SIME, Sound-Image, klingt gut!, NYCEMF, Spectra, Festival Ecos Urbanos, Sound Junction and more.
Emma also works as an assistant for BEAST (Birmingham ElectroAcoustic Sound Theatre) and has received the following awards: COMPASS Prize (University of Birmingham, 2014)
Cultural Engagement Award (Midlands3Cities, 2018)
YOUNG ARTIST AWARD 2018 (klingt gut!, 2018).
Emma is also a board member and Chair of the Arts and Education sub-committee for sampad and during her studies has undertaken a placement as a Research Assistant for the Arts Council England project, The Bigger Picture.