Clovis McEvoy


Clovis McEvoy is a 33-year-old composer, lecturer and sound engineer based in Auckland, New Zealand.Clovis currently lectures at University of Auckland School of Music in the field of sonic arts composition and music production. He specialises in the field of live electronics and virtual reality, designing customised music software for live electroacoustic performance and interactive installations. Clovis’s works have been selected for performance in America, Australia, England, Italy, France, Switzerland and South Korea.
Clovis is an active researcher and has presented papers on audio-visual relationships and compositional practice at the CANZ and NZMS conferences in New Zealand and at the EMS conferences in both Nagoya, Japan and Florence, Italy.
Clovis has been a recipient of Creative NZ grants in 2015, 2017 and 2018 and was the 2017 recipient of the APRA-AMCOS Professional Development Award in contemporary composition.

In 2018 Clovis’ work A Study in Virtual Music – Active Observation was presented as a four-day installation at ICMC2018 in Daegu, South Korea. His current work for VR, Pillars of Introspection (2019), will be presented as an installation in Australia at the International Festival of Exploratory Music in Bendigo and in England at the Convergence Conference and Festival in Leicester.