Carter Speedy is a researcher and composer based in London. He is a PhD candidate at Goldsmiths, University of London. Carter is currently a visiting research student at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His thesis and practical projects are under the supervision of Professor John Drever (Music) and Dr. Alison Rooke (Sociology). Carter’s focus is on creative sound practice research.

Carter’s professional experience has involved working as a researcher for companies, charities and institutions including: University of Bristol, MusicMaps, Brislington Learning Centre and Goldsmiths Students’ Union. Carter has also taken part in diverse composition projects including installations and sound design. He is a flexible composer who loves working on projects that combine different media, genres and ideas.

Carter graduated with First Class Honours in Creative Music Technology (BA Hons) from Falmouth University in 2014. He obtained a Masters in Sonic Art (MMus) with Distinction from Goldsmiths in 2015.



“Carter not only has a genuine feel for composition & research but is also a very nice person to work with.”

Hanna O’Mahoney, London.

“I put Carter in complete control of the creative output and I’m happy to say the final result was first class!”

Jo Chambers, Bristol.

“His work is very unique & exciting! I would have no hesitation in recommending Carter.”

Ruth Barnett, London.