Enda Bates is a composer, musician and producer based in Dublin.
His music includes both acoustic and electroacoustic contemporary music and multi-channel, tape based pieces, and the use of spatially distributed sounds is a major feature of his work. He has received various commissions and awards including the 37th Florilege Vocal de Tours, the 2008 Irish National Choir of the Year competition, the 2009 Gaudeamus Music Prize shortlist and the 2010 Música Viva Competition.
His work has been performed by the Crash Ensemble, the Doelen Quartet, Trio Scordatura, the Dublin Guitar Quartet, the Bridgewood Ensemble, New Dublin Voices, the Spatial Music Collective, and at the 2008 International Computer Music Conference (ICMC2008), the Printing House Festival of New Music, the Mantua Festival, the Dublin Electronic Arts Festivals (DEAF07, 08 & 09) and Soundings 0402 in the Daghda Space in Limerick.
He also regularly performs with bands such as the Spook of the Thirteenth Lock, Miriam Ingram and Fairlights and has produced and recorded for the likes of the Spook of the Thirteenth Lock, Somadrone, Miriam Ingram and Daniel Figgis.