A new way to play music

12 Oct 2017
17:30 to 19:00
12 Oct

SAE Institute is delighted to invite you to exclusive demo on expressive music making with ROLI BLOCKS.


This workshop is about expression in electronic music making. Heen-Wah Wai will break down the ins and outs about music making with ROLI’s newest instruments, the Seaboard Block and Lightpad Block, two multidimensional playing surfaces. Learn insider techniques on how to create drums, melodies and harmonies in a new expressive way.


About Heen:

Heen is a classically trained pianist who has been exploring sonic possibilities with classical, jazz and cinematic music. He joined ROLI as a full time product specialist after studying a degree in Computer Science, and continues to combine his passions and grow his music portfolio. He has travelled around the world with the Seaboard GRAND and RISE, played with artists such as Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Corey Henry (Snarky Puppy), Marco Parisi (Heymen); and performed at a wide range of venues including Abbey Road Studios and the Royal Albert Hall in London.


More informaiton:




Heen-Wah Wai:

Game of Thrones theme on the Seaboard RISE

Multitrack Seaboard GRAND performance

The world's first performance of the Seaboard RISE

Seaboard GRAND plays Abbey Road Studios: "Tony Levin"

Seaboard Block with Strobe2: Next Level Expression

Epic soundscaping with Spitfire's BT Phobos on the Seaboard