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Lloyd Coleman is a composer, conductor and clarinettist, who recently graduated from the Royal Academy of Music. He's been a member of the British Paraorchestra since it was formed in 2012, and is now writing a major new piece for them. You can follow his progress here on this video blog.

Lloyd talks to members of UCAN Productions about a new app for visually impaired people and tries out some ideas for his emerging composition

22 August 2014

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photo of young disabled composer Lloyd Coleman

Welcome back! In the second installment of my video blog, I play some of my initial ideas for the Paraorchestra piece, and meet Mared Jarman and Megan John from UCAN Productions, who are developing an app to assist visually impaired people move around performing arts venues. Take a look, and let me know what you think in the comments section below. I'm intrigued to hear your thoughts on the app in particular. [Please click on this link for a further in-depth conversation with Mared and...

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Lloyd finds out further information about the UCAN GO app

22 August 2014

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In an extended version of the interview posted today, Mared Jarman and Megan John from UCAN Productions explain the concept of the app to Lloyd Coleman. [Please click on this link for Lloyd's August video blog, including an extraordinary explanation of his approach to developing musical ideas for a diverse orchestra] The app is designed for you to use on your phone to navigate public spaces. It will have a 'route' function to help you navigate from A to B and a 'lost'...

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