Dieter is a ResM in Computer Music student and holds a BA (Hons) in Music from the University of Plymouth. His background is as a practicing and performing musician who has played in many bands as a guitarist and bassist. His current band is Plymouth alternative rock band, Black Tree Suns. Dieter’s is conducting research into sonification of seafaring data. For his master’s project he is developing a musical composition with auditory renditions of data relayed from buoyes distributed alongside the coast of Plymouth.