Member Profile: Brian Topp
Brian Topp is Vancouver based composer, sound designer, performer and creative programmer. His works have been performed and premiered across North America and Europe including the Electric Spring Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, Splice! Festival, Shattering the Silence, Sonic Boom New Music Festival, the Further Series, the Bang! Festival and many others. His main interests lie in electronic and electoacoustic music; developing interactive systems for realtime audio processing and creation, and developing new ways to create and interact with music and technology. Currently, Brian is pursuing a doctorate in Music Composition at the University of British Columbia with Dr. Keith Hamel, including the development of live performance softwares at the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS). As a media composer, Brian has had the pleasure of scoring several films, including Ajani Dharmapala and Carlie Finch’s ‘YOUTH 3000’ which premiered at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, and has been presented at the 2017 Stockholm Film Festival, Brooklyn Film Festival and Melbourne Film Festival. Brian is also the audio director for IronSky Studios, a Vancouver based mobile games developer, where he serves as the lead composer, sound designer, dialogue editor as well as audio implementation.