John Kefala-Kerr

Senior Lecturer in Music/Music Technology


Musical Composition, Musicology, Intermedia Practice

John Kefala-Kerr is an Anglo-Greek composer, sound artist and writer. His works been featured in festivals and venues in the UK, USA, Europe and Japan. He is a recipient of the Dio Award, the Ralph Vaughan Williams Trust Contemporary Music Prize, the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival Prize, the £10,000 Encore Award and the Gold Medal in the Volos International Composition Competition. JKK’s output spans instrumental, orchestral, chamber, multimedia and location/community-responsive forms. He recently contributed to BBC TV’s film Compose Yourself.

MPhil (Sussex), PGDip (Advanced Composition), MA, PGCE, LGSM

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Latest Additions

  1. Kefala-Kerr, John (2017) Blood Choir: Making Music from Glucose Readings. Sounding Board, 16 (3/1). pp. 14-16. ISSN 1464-6730
  2. Kefala-Kerr, John (2016) Blood Choir. [Show/Exhibition]
  3. Kefala-Kerr, John (2016) Take Your Seats Performance Symposium. [Performance] (Unpublished)
  4. Kefala-Kerr, John (2015) Grexit: Hellenic Objects in Crisis. [Performance] (Unpublished)
  5. Kefala-Kerr, John (2016) Book of Bells. [Performance] (Unpublished)
  6. Kefala-Kerr, John (2015) Flawed Notes for Unsound Ears. In: BEAST FEaST, 28-30 Apr 2016, Birmingham University. (Unpublished)
  7. Kefala-Kerr, John (2014) Steamsong. [Performance] (Unpublished)
  8. Kefala-Kerr, John (2014) Steamsong. [Composition] (Unpublished)
  9. Kefala-Kerr, John (2011) Eight Bells: Elegy for Violin and Soundtrack. [Composition] (Unpublished)
  10. Kefala-Kerr, John (2012) A Sign in Space. [Composition]