David Birchall is a performer living in Manchester. He loves to improvise live and compose recordings. He has performed in the UK, Europe, Russia, Palestine, The USA and Japan. He has undertaken artist residencies at The Penthouse (Manchester, UK) and Beppu Project (Beppu, JP). His work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 6 Music, SWR in Germany and ABC in Australia.
He organises and co-curators the Curious Ear series for improvised music with Andrew Cheetham.
He works as part of sound art duo Noise Orchestra developing light to sound electronics for performance and installation. Noise Orchestra installations & workshops have been shown at Manchester Science Festival, The Musuem of 20C. Art (MAXXI) Rome, The V&A, London and The National Media Museum, Bradford. They have undertaken artist residencies at Q02 (Brussels, BE) STEIM (Amsterdam, NE) Pervasive Media Studios (Bristol, UK) and Fondazione Media Digitale (Rome, IT). Noise Orchestra are based at Rogue Studios in Manchester.
He is currently undertaking a research MA in music at The University of Huddersfield.
His work along with that of colleagues from Manchester was featured in a 6 page article in the May 2016 issue of The Wire.