Clovis McEvoy is an Auckland Based composer, sound designer, sound engineer and music journalist based in Auckland and completed a Bachelor of Music and Graduate Diploma in Sound in 2014.
He has worked with, and has been commissioned to write for, members of the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra, and in 2013 was selected to travel to Paris, France to study at the world leading research centre IRCAM and participate in their Manifeste-Acadamie arts festival.
Clovis specializes in the field of live electronics, designing customised music software for the purpose of interactive performances and installations and currently lectures in the field at Auckland University.
He has written soundtracks for short films, documentaries and live theatre - including the 2013 Fringe Festival play 'Gorge', the 2015 Auckland Theatre Company production ‘BED’ and the Marvellous Theatre Group production 'Awake'.
Clovis co-founded the School of Music Students Association at Auckland University and was its first President from 2012-2013. He has received two Auckland University Blues awards for excellence in Arts and Services and Leadership, and has placed three times in the Douglas Lilburn composition prize, taking first place last year.
In 2015 Clovis’ work ‘Conflux’ was one of 15 works – out of nearly 250 international applicants – selected for performance at the Seoul International Computer Music Festival.
for tenor saxophone