Competition! Calling All Budding Musical Coders

Interested in music and/or computer science? Win a one-off workshop with live coder Dr Sam Aaron, plus tickets to Binary Festival, plus tickets Sound City festival and Sound City+ conference, PLUS headphones from musical fidelity!

We have teamed up Sound City festival to offer budding musical coders the opportunity to attend a one-off workshop with performance artist and Cambridge University computer scientist Dr Sam Aaron.

Each winner will be invited to spend an afternoon (24 May 2016) at Liverpool John Moores University with Sam and his breakthrough musical system Sonic Pi. Together, you will experiment with the concept of live coding (programming in real time in front of a live audience) and the novel ways we use code to make and perform electronic music.

But that’s not all!

The winners will also receive tickets to Liverpool’s first Binary Festival, which will take place in Liverpool over 24 and 25 May 2016; a ticket to Sound City+ conference on Friday 27 May and Sound City festival over 28 and 29 May; PLUS a set of headphones worth over £100, provided by the kind people at Musical Fidelity.

To be in with a chance of winning, please take a couple of minutes to fill out this simple application form HERE by 20 May 2016.

Good luck!

Terms & Conditions (the important bit):
• Winners will be announced on 20 May 2016.
• The judges’ (Binary Festival) decision is final.
• Applicants must be 18+.
• Winners must be able to attend the Sam Aaron workshop on Tuesday 24 May 2016 in Liverpool between 1pm & 4pm.
• Prize includes: 1 x place on the Sam Aaron workshop; 1 x ticket to Binary Festival (25 May); 1 x ticket to SoundCity+ (27 May) and festival (28 & 29 May); 1 x set of Musical Fidelity headphones.
• These prizes cannot be exchanged.
• Winners will need to provide own transport, accommodation and sustenance.
• All entries must be submitted through our online entry form accessed here. If you are unable to submit via the form please contact [email protected]

Binary Festival 2016 Blog: a special media partnership between The Double Negative arts magazine, Creative Tourist culture and travel site and Binary Blog. See the Festival on 24 and 25 May 2016 in Liverpool, UK

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