Tic Ashfield

Composer and sound designer at Tic Ashfield / John Hardy Music

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Tic Ashfield is a BAFTA Cymru nominated composer and sound designer based in South Wales. She has created music and sound for numerous projects including work for film, TV, contemporary dance, theatre, animation, installation and educational outreach projects. Notable collaborations include Hinterland / Y Gwyll (John Hardy Music / Fiction Factory / BBC / S4C / All3Media), Die Fledermaus – Digital Workshop Leader (Welsh National Opera), Romeo and Juliet (Omidaze Productions), A Bird In A Cage (Winding Snake Productions), {150} (National Theatre Wales), Henry VI (Omidaze Productions), The Gathering (National Theatre Wales), The Men Who Invented Scotland (BBC2), The Girl In The Diary (S4C), Isaac Newton: The Last Magician (BBC2), Tir Sir Gâr (Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru).

She is a creative team member at both John Hardy Music and Winding Snake Productions. Tic has led music workshops for companies such as Welsh National Opera, Winding Snake Productions and Gwyn Emberton Dance, working with young people from junior school age up to sixth formers. She is also a lecturer in Composition with Music Technology at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

As a composer and sound designer, she focuses on using a combination of found sound manipulation and sampling, synthesis and instrumental writing to create bespoke soundworlds, often within collaborative settings.

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Tic Ashfield / John Hardy Music
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Composer and Sound Designer