Chain Link

Program Notes
Chain Link feeds a variety of digital signal processing chains—consisting of modules linked together logically, temporally, and whimsically—with sounds made by agitating, disturbing, striking, rubbing, bowing, squeezing, brushing up against, and otherwise making segments of steel mesh uncomfortable.

Biographical Sketch
Devoted to exploring and furthering the intersections of music and technology, Eric Honour's work as a composer and saxophonist has been featured in numerous international conferences and festivals like ICMC, SEAMUS, Spark, FEMF, BEAF, EMM, and others. A member of the Athens Saxophone Quartet and noted soloist specializing in performing with electronics, he appears regularly in Europe and the United States, and has presented lectures and masterclasses at many leading institutions.
Honour’s music has been described as “fast, frenetic, and fiendishly difficult” and performed around the world by such notable artists as Quintet Attacca, Winston Choi, Stephan Vermeersch, Krista Martynes, the Thelema Trio, and Quartetto Musicattuale. His work as a composer has been recognized in many competitions, published by Roncorp, and recorded on the Capstone, Ravello, and Innova labels. Professor of music and director of the Center for Music Technology at the University of Central Missouri, his work as an audio engineer and producer appears on the Innova, Centaur, Ravello, Irritable Hedgehog, Orpheus Classical Music, Everview, North Star Appli, and E.M.E. Action labels, as well as on numerous independent releases.

Performer Biographical Sketch
Devoted to exploring and furthering the intersections of music and technology, Eric Honour's work as a composer and saxophonist has been featured in numerous international conferences and festivals like ICMC, SEAMUS, Spark, FEMF, BEAF, EMM, and others. A member of the Athens Saxophone Quartet and noted soloist specializing in performing with electronics, he appears regularly in Europe and the United States, and has presented lectures and masterclasses at many leading institutions.
Honour’s music has been described as “fast, frenetic, and fiendishly difficult” and performed around the world by such notable artists as Quintet Attacca, Winston Choi, Stephan Vermeersch, Krista Martynes, the Thelema Trio, and Quartetto Musicattuale. His work as a composer has been recognized in many competitions, published by Roncorp, and recorded on the Capstone, Ravello, and Innova labels. Professor of music and director of the Center for Music Technology at the University of Central Missouri, his work as an audio engineer and producer appears on the Innova, Centaur, Ravello, Irritable Hedgehog, Orpheus Classical Music, Everview, North Star Appli, and E.M.E. Action labels, as well as on numerous independent releases.