Sonia Killmann is a Glasgow based international composer and multi-media artist from Belgium. As both a saxophone player and audiovisual artist she has performed across the UK and Europe, in cities such as Dnipro (UE), Edinburgh (UK), London (UK), Brussels (BE) and Berlin (DE). Her works are largely inspired by composers such as Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and explore the relationship between sound and environment through immersive audiovisual soundscapes. Sonia has been collaborating with dancers and visual artists from France, Germany and Belgium after graduating from her masters in composition at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where she studied with Dr Linda Buckley.  She has also created various radio mixes international radio stations, such as Lamacun Radio (Hungary). 
 In her ambient duo Failed System Test Sonia uses coded visuals and Ableton Live to create an immersive experience through melodic saxophone playing and live digital processing of multiple mediums. Failed System Test have also just released their second EP {unshift} with Dead Hound Records, which Sonia helped co-produce. Aside from creating her own visuals for her live performances, Sonia also creates visuals for other sonic material and has collaborated with the Royal Northern Sinfonia on a classical concert at Sage Gateshead in November 2021. 
Being fluent in French, German and English, Sonia has collaborated with artists around Europe, including the COMEPULSIVE collective and organisations such as Cryptic Glasgow and Audiotalaia, where she completed a residency in Catalonia.
Sonia is also a versatile saxophone player and an experienced performer in both live electronic and acoustic music across venues in Europe. Aside from performing, she has also showcased her installations in venues, such as the Riverside Museum in Glasgow.
Recently, Sonia has also organised online events with the non-profit festival organisation Sound Thought, where she has been working together with other professional composers.
Sonia is also interested in the conjunction of movement and sound, which has sparked some collaborations with Ballet dancers, such as Yasmine Naghdi and award-winning dancer and filmmaker Jamiel Laurence. 
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