Spasov, Miroslav


Gained his Ph.D. in Composition at the University of Calgary where he taught composition, electroacoustic composition, and musicianship during 2002-2003. He was chair of the Department of Music at Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta where he taught music technology, composition, orchestration, 20th century music analysis and directed the chamber music ensemble. He joined the Music Department at Keele in 2005 where he teaches Electroacoustic Music, Electroacoustic Composition, and Computer Music Techniques.
Since 1990, his works have been performed in festivals and solo concerts both in Europe and North America. These include the International Festival Ostrava New Music Days, Czech Republic, the Bartok Seminar and Festival in Szombathely, Hungary, Ammermen Centre for Arts and Technology (USA), and others. Among other awards, his composition Metaanthropos/Evolutio I  for flute and electronics, won the first prize in the Second International Computer Music Competition Pierre Schaeffer, 1999, and was subsequently performed in Italy, France, and Netherlands. His orchestra piece à gauche, à droite, en haut was awarded an honorable mention in the 10e Concours International de Composition Musicale de Besancon (2000), France.

Research Interests include: Electroacoustic Composition, in particular the interaction between acoustic instruments and computer platforms;  Acoustic Composition; Semiotics and Cognition applied to audiovisual creative processes.