Sam Salem (co-artistic director, composer) Sam’s acousmatic compositions have been performed in concerts and festivals around the world. He has received a number of awards and mentions for his work, most recently: Concours Luc Ferrari (2012, Winner), the Luigi Russolo Competition (2012, Audience Award / Jury Special Mention), Prix Destollos (2012, Nomination by Grand Jury), Metamorphoses (2012, Finalist) and Prize Phonologia (2013-2012, Finalist). He has undertaken a number of compositional residencies, including STEIM (2011/2012), TU Berlin (2012), and Musique et Recherches (2011), and recently completed a residency at La Muse En Circuit (Paris 2012/2013). He currently teaches at Leeds College of Music.