Commissioned by The British Music Collection, Sound and Music, Shape Arts – as part of a residency at the British Music Collection supported by Unlimited. Introduction to Will it be Easy? One from a series of short-video pieces exploring the open score/graphic scores within the British Music Collection.
In 2015 Ailís was commissioned by The Brontë Parsonage Museum – the home of the Brontë family in West Yorkshire, England – to compose a new suite of pieces especially for the newly restored Brontë family piano. The six compositions – each based on the history of each room in the house – then formed the basis for a series of interlocking compositions which were played as a music installation throughout the Brontë Parsonage for two months.
Altered piano performance developed while on Residency at Yaddo Artist Colony, Saratoga Springs, USA, 2019