Eartrumpet is the website of composer, researcher, educator and media sound artist Dr Roger Mills. It illustrates a range of projects, practice and research that explores networked music performance, improvisation, music composition and experimental radio.
Roger is a classically trained musician and self taught improviser who has worked as a composer and sound designer for both stage and screen. Credits include sound design for multiscreen cinema film Hindsight - Ignition Films, score for BAFTA award winning dance theatre performance At Swim Two Boys by Earthfall, UK, and a Golden Eye award for the contrapuntal radio performance Idea of South.
He is the founder of the Ethernet Orchestra, a networked music ensemble exploring intercultural improvisation in networked music performance. The ensemble also informs his research at the University of Technology, Sydney, where he also lectures in Media Arts and Production and Sound and Music Design.
Recent performances, exhibitions and presentations include Flight of the Sea Swallow, Braunschweig, Germany, 2014; International Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Berlin, 2014, ISEA Sydney 2013, Istanbul, 2011; NIME++2010, Sydney, Medi@terra, Athens, Sonic Circuits, Washington DC, O-Town Sound, New York, and Memory Flows (2010) Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney.
For current activities and trajectories see blog site con[eP+ualizat10ns.