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School of Arts and Media

Dr Stephen Kilpatrick

Lecturer in Music Technology


Stephen Kilpatrick is a composer and writer on contemporary music. He studied Music at the Univeristy of Salford and the University of Manchester. His instrumental music has been performed by Voxare, NYOS, Zeroem Theorem and Richard Casey and Tim Williams. of Psappha. His electroacoustic music has been performed in Hungary, the USA, Austria and Italy. As a composer of commercial music, he has written music for CAPCOM game trailers, BBC Radio 4 dramas, theatre productions and numerous independent films.




Studio Composition

Electroacoustic Music

Studio Recording

Music Technology

Audio for Media

Research Interests



Contemporary Music and Musicology

Music for Film and TV



“The Acousmatic Chronotope” presentation with Adam Stansbie, L’Espace du son, LIEN, 2011

Composition as a “machine to think with”:  Aspects of Narrative within Electroacoustic Music., EContact, 2009.

“Life is a woman”: Gender, Sex and Sexuality in Bartók’s The Wooden Prince” , Studia Musicologica, Vol.48, 2007.

“Who says I Can’t?: Two Opposing Views of Composing with Technology”, Symposion, Subotica 2006.