Sonia Killmann is a Glasgow-based international composer and multimedia artist from Belgium. Inspired by composers such as Alvin Lucier and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, she has been exploring the relationship between sound and environment. Her works often involve field recordings, as well as a mixture of live processing and audiovisual music. Combining her background in electronic music, digital media and new music, Sonia is qualified with a first class undergraduate degree from the University of Glasgow, as well as a masters in composition at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where she studied with Dr Linda Buckley.
 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. She also creates sound and music for her podcast Albumly, in which she also invites idependent artists to share and talk about their works.  
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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