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Dr. Enda Bates

Deputy Course Director & Assistant Prof (Electronic & Elect. Engineering)
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Enda Bates is a composer, musician, producer and academic based in Dublin, Ireland, and an Assistant Professor and deputy director of the Music and Media Technologies programme in Trinity College Dublin. In 2010 he completed a PhD entitled The Composition & Performance of Spatial Music, while current research interests include spatial music, spatial audio for VR, the aesthetics of electroacoustic music, and the Augmented Electric Guitar. He is an active composer of acoustic and electroacoustic contemporary music and scores and other material are available from his page at the Irish Contemporary Music Centre. His music has been performed by, among others, the Crash Ensemble, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir Ireland, Anne La Berge, Concorde, Trio Scordatura, Darragh Morgan, the Doelen Quartet, and New Dublin Voices. He has received various commissions and awards including the 37th Florilege Vocal de Tours, the 2008 Irish National Choir of the Year competition, the 2009 Gaudeamus Music Prize shortlist and the 2010 Música Viva Competition. He is a founder member of the Spatial Music Collective and is an active performer, both of his own work and with The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock, Miriam Ingram, Nina Hynes/Dancing Suns, amongst others. He has also worked as a producer/engineer for a variety of artists and groups such as the Crash Ensemble, Mumbling Deaf Ro, Somadrone, and Conor Walsh.
  Chamber Music   Choral Music   Composition and Algorithmic composition, spectral music   Computer Music   electroacoustic music   interactive audio and sound design   microtonal music   music cognition and perception   Music Composition   music production   Music Technology   New Music   spatial audio   spatial music
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Association of Irish Composers 2013
Irish Music Rights Organization (IMRO) 2005
Irish, Sound, Science and Technology Association (ISSTA) 2012
Bates, Enda; Csadi, Sebastian; O'Dwyer, Hugh; Ferguson, Luke; Boland, Francis M., Recording & Composing Site-Specific Spatial Music for 360 Video, AES 146th Convention, Dublin, Ireland, March 2019, 2019, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Csadi, Sebastian; Boland, Francis M.; Ferguson, Luke; O'Dwyer, Hugh; & Bates, Enda, Direct to Reverberant Ratio Measurements in Small and Mid-sized Rooms, AES International Conference on Immersive and Interactive Audio,, York, UK, March 2019, 2019, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Néill O'Dwyer, Nicholas Johnson, Enda Bates, Rafael Pagés, Jan Ondřej, Konstantinos Amplianitis, David Monaghan and Aljo a Smolic, Samuel Beckett in Virtual Reality: exploring narrative using free viewpoint video, Leonardo, Just Accepted, (10.1162/leon_a_01721), 2019, Journal Article, ACCEPTED  DOI  URL
Enda Bates, Hugh O'Dwyer, ; Karl-Philipp Flachsbarth, Francis M. Boland, A Recording Technique for 6 Degrees of Freedom VR, AES 144th Convention, Milan, Italy, May 2018, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Nicholas Johnson (dir.), Néill O'Dwyer, Enda Bates, V-SENSE, 'Virtual Play, after Samuel Beckett', Various venues, Trinity College Dublin, 2017, -, Notes: [1st prize, New European Media Awards. Created in partnership with V-SENSE.], Theatre Production, EXHIBITED  URL
Nicholas Johnson (dir.), Néill O'Dwyer, Enda Bates, Sugarglass, 'Intermedial Play, after Samuel Beckett', ATRL, Trinity College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, 2017, -, Theatre Production, EXHIBITED  URL
Enda Bates, Frank Boland, Spatial Music, Virtual Reality, & 360 Media, AES Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality, Los Angeles, USA, 30/09/2016, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Enda Bates, Frank Boland, Marcin Gorzel, Hugh O'Dwyer, Luke Ferguson, Comparing Ambisonic Microphones - Part 1, AES International Conference on Soundfield Control, Guildford, UK, July 2016, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Enda Bates, SpaceMaps, Manifolds and a New Interface Paradigm for Spatial Music Performance, BEAST feast 2015, University of Birmingham, UK., 30-04-2015, 2015, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Enda Bates, 'Ricochet', Pure Ambisonics Concert, ICSA 2015, 2015, -, Music Production, PERFORMED
  

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Bates, Enda; Eadie, Jimmy; Kang, Ji Youn; Mulvey, Gráinne; Dowling, Fergal; Nealon, Alexis, Workshop on Spatial Audio for Contemporary Music and Theatre, AES 146th Convention, Dublin, Ireland, March 2019, 2019, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
O'Dwyer, Hugh, Bates, Enda and Boland, Francis M, A Machine Learning Approach to Detecting Sound-Source Elevation in Adverse Environments, Audio Engineering Society Convention 144, Milan, Italy, May 2018, (9968), 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Enda Bates, Spatial Audio and VR, Immersive Stories Conference, Dublin International Film Festival, Dublin, Ireland, Feb 2018, 2018, Dublin International Film Festival, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Enda Bates, Practical Ambisonics, 2018, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Enda Bates, An Introduction to Ambisonics / Comparing Ambisonic Microphones, 2018, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Enda Bates, What's That Sound, 2018, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Enda Bates, Sean Dooney, Marcin Gorzel, Hugh O'Dwyer, Luke Ferguson and Francis M. Boland , Comparing Ambisonic Microphones - Part 2, AES 142nd Convention of the AES, Berlin, Germany., 20-23 May, 2017, AES, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Enda Bates, Composing and Producing Spatial Music for Virtual Reality and 360 Media , ISSTA International Festival and Conference on Sound in the Arts, Science and Technology, Derry, UK., Sep 2016, ISSTA, 2017, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Hyunkook Lee, Enda Bates, Gavin Kearney, Henrik Oppermann, Tom Parnell, Ulli Scuda, Capturing Sound for 360VR, AES 142nd Convention of the AES, Berlin, Germany., May, 2017, AES, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Hyunkook Lee, Enda Bates, Gavin Kearney, Tom Parnell, Capturing and Rendering Audio for VR, AES UK North Workshop, Huddersfield, UK, 25th March, 2017, AES UK North, Invited Talk, PRESENTED

  

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Award Date
Música Viva Competition 2010
Cork Choral Festival Composer in Residence 2013
Gaudeamus Music Prize shortlist 2009
Florilege Vocal de Tours - Special Prize for a New Production 2008