Samantha Jane Topley (b. 1988) is a performer and sound artist from Leicester, UK. With a particular interest in experimental practice and interaction with technology, she is an accomplished clarinettist and saxophonist with a curiosity for building new instruments. She performs internationally; from tours with ska bands, to participating in The Dirty Electronics Ensemble. She is currently a student on the BA (Hons) Music, Technology and Performance programme at De Montfort University, Leicester.
Samantha’s current focus is on embodiment, interaction and gesture in the performance of electronic music, and she is about to embark upon a Masters in this field. Samantha also builds sound installations and has lead and developed workshops in the community.