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Programme Leader, Bachelor of Music
Vettese, S., Anastasiadou, C., Calder, L., Vones, K., Burton, K., & Allan, D. AHRC Design Research for Change Showcase. 20 September 2018 - 23 September 2018
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Burton, K. (2018). for St Gabriel's. [PDF score]. Prestonpans, Scotland
A site-specific work informed by the architectural design of St Gabriel's RC church, Prestonpans. The piece was presented at St Gabriel's on July 7th 2018 by Caitlin Monaghan ...
Vettese, S., Vones, K., Allan, D., & Burton, K. (2018). 3D printed St Gabriel’s Chapel musical souvenir with interchangeable components
The research group have created a musical, 3D printed souvenir with interchangeable components so that the owner can create their own, personalised version of the musical expe...
Burton, K. (2017). Floating Sanctuary
A site-specific work for solo cello written for Edinburgh Doors open Day. The piece is informed by the architectural design of Craigsbank Parish Church and was presented in th...
Burton, K. (2015). Madlener House. Chicago, USA
A work for violin and cello commissioned by Access Contemporary Music and the Chicago Architecture Foundation. The work explores the relationship between music and architectur...
Burton, K. (2015). for Mies. Chicago, USA
A work for solo cello commissioned by Access Contemporary Music and the Chicago Architecture Foundation. The composition explores the relationship between music and the archit...
Burton, K. (2014). Making Connections. Edinburgh, Scotland
The piece is written for an ensemble of alto/bass flute, alto saxophone, viola, vibraphone/bongos and piano.
Written as part of a telematic research project connecting musici...
Burton, K. (2014). from Webern to dance to Burton. Dublin, Ireland
Commissioned by the Concorde Ensemble. Paul Roe gave the premiere performance at the RHA Gallery, Dublin, 23rd February 2014.
The piece is informed by the choreography of Ji...
Burton, K. (2013). Dialogue for bass clarinet and bassoon. London, UK
This work specifically focuses on the lower register of both instruments, an area I've been led to explore as a result of my profound high frequency hearing loss.
It was se...
Burton, K. (2010). Miniatures for Horn Trio. Plymouth, UK
This three movement work was first performed by members of the Research Ensemble at the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival, 26 February 2010.
Material from the first ...
Burton, K. (2009). 951912 for orchestra. Glasgow, Scotland
The work was premiered by the Orchestra of Scottish Opera, 30th September 2009. It was commissioned as part of the New Glasgow Harmonies Festival.
Much of the composition foc...
Burton, K. (2009). As Time Passes. Edinburgh, Scotland
Scored for a mixed chamber ensemble. In many ways a partner piece to 'Floating Sculptures' in that it is also inspired by the photographic work of Stephen Lawson, however her...
Burton, K. (2008). 74 Front Street (for solo cello). Edinburgh, Scotland
74 Front Street is intended as a musical response to the work of American sculptor Fred Sandback (1943-2003), in particular his string sculptures which are intentionally uncom...
Burton, K. (2008). NY10128. Edinburgh, Scotland
This work for chamber orchestra explores the relationship between music and architecture, specifically that of the Guggenheim Museum, NYC.
It was commissioned by the Edinbur...
Burton, K. (2006). Moon Palace I. Edinburgh, Scotland
Moon Palace I takes its title from the novel “Moon Palace” by Paul Auster and is loosely influenced by the following quotation from the novel:
"I had jumped off the edge, an...
My PhD research focuses on the lived experience and literary representation...
"The research explores elements of community, identity, and cultural realities. It explores the way of...
My research involves the integration of elements from a variety of musical styles, with special emphasis on jazz and classical styl...
A team from Edinburgh Napier is encouraging members of the public to view brutalist architecture in a different light – through the use of music and design.
6 July 2018
The SituLab Research Group (Dr Katrina Burton, Dr Samantha Vettese, Dr Kathy Vones) and invited musician, Joanna Stark presented their ongoing project into how the public respond to modern architectur...
11 June 2018
Impressed by the musical talent of students on Edinburgh Napier's Bachelor of Music programme, the Scottish Arts Club launched the 'Napier Notes' series in September; a set of recitals aimed at showca...
10 November 2017
Following her experience composing site-specific works for Open House Chicago, Katrina successfully pitched the idea of presenting new music at Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2017. Katrina, Kenneth and John...
22 September 2017
St Gabriel's RC Church, Prestonpans.
6 July 2018
11 May 2018
Craigsbank Parish Church
19 Craigs Bank
30 November 2017
Edinburgh Napier University
18 October 2017