Nichola Scrutton is an award-winning composer, vocalist and artist who works across a range of mediums and processes including sound art and soundscape composition, performance, radio art, improvisation, writing and drawing. Nichola has extensive experience as a collaborator in interdisciplinary and participatory contexts. She also works with Sonic Bothy inclusive music charity in the Ensemble and across various projects. Nichola was awarded a practice-based PhD from University of Glasgow (AHRC funded) in 2009 and worked as a Teaching Fellow in Music for two years post-PhD. Alongside other projects, Nichola is currently developing a multi-faceted body of work with ensemble performance Night Vision (Creative Scotland Open Fund 2021).