Sohrab read music at the University of Surrey, then went on to study at the University of Birmingham in 1993. He was Lecturer in Composition at the University of Durham for several years and arrived at Keele in February 1996.
His music has received several awards, including an international prize at the Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music, The Bourges International Competition for Electroacoustic Music, the George Butterworth award and the Oskar Back Foundation Prize for Young European Composers. Sohrab Uduman’s music has featured at many festivals, including the Oxford Festival of Contemporary Music, The Spitalfields Festival, the Cheltenham International Festival of Music, Darmstadt, Britten Festival Brugges and Agora Festival at the Centre Georges Pompidou Paris.
Sohrab’s recent works include Tracing metamorphoses for string quartet and live computer transformation commissioned by the Institute de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM) for the Arditti quartet. Current projects include a series of compositions for instruments and real-time computer processing; these include Breath across autumnal ground for harpsichord and live electronics, performed at the Spitz, London and Ausruf for quarter-tone trumpet and live electronics, which received its first performance at St. Pauls, Huddersfield in October 2007.