About

Get curious with sound

CLIP provide musical services and products which enable and empower young people to take creative risks and create exciting new music. Based in North Essex, our free accessible music workshops support young creatives to explore new technologies and get curious with sound in supportive and encouraging environments, ensuring self-perceived ability is never a barrier to entry. CLIP’s innovative range of music instruments offers exciting new accessible ways of making electronic music, and in turn generating income with supports our social cause.

Simon Keep

Co-Founder

Simon Keep is a musician, educator, researcher & sound designer with a wealth of professional & community arts experience. He has worked with high profile partners including BBC, Channel 4, Nike and MG. His sound work has also enabled him to collaborate internationally on projects in New York, Shenzhen, Memphis and Berlin. You can find him turning old junk into instruments or recording the sounds of the sky from a hot air balloon.

Simon also has a PGCE, is a practicing lecturer in Sonic Arts and is a trained Mental Health First Aider.

Frazer Merrick

Co-Founder

Frazer is a sound artist, educator and producer. His work focuses on collaboration, improvisation and interactivity, creating experiences that transform a space or object. Frazer has built an interactive piano from bananas, an instrument which listens to light and even played a gig under water. His work as been aired on BBC Radio 3 and 4, been played on Channel 4 and installed at various galleries.

Frazer is level 2 safeguarding trained and has received training in working with young people with autism spectrum condition.

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