Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics
Summer Workshops 2016 Announced!
Workshops offered this year include: Perceptual Audio Coding, SuperCollider, New Music Controllers, Audio Plug-Ins Designed with Faust, Abjad Workshop, The Composed Instrument, Stompbox Design, Mobile EEG for Auditory Research, Designing Musical Games, and Music Information Retrieval More info
Timothy McCormack - panic around death  for vocalizing performer, objects, electronics, light
Michelle Lou - HoneyDripper  for trombone, guitar pedals, transducers, metal, glass, plywood, and ultraviolet light
Note: The second piece on the program contains high levels of feedback. Earplugs will be provided or if preferred, please bring your own.
Dissertation Defense, Blair Kaneshiro: Toward an Objective Neurophysiological Measure of Musical Engagement
Engaging listeners is an inherent goal of music. The concept of 'musical engagement', however, carries multiple connotations and remains difficult to quantify or even define. In particular, an objective measure of musical engagement is lacking.
Sile O'Modhrain - Once more, with feeling: Revisiting the role of touch in performer-instrument interaction
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Praised for her diverse talents, bassoonist Dana Jessen is highly active as a soloist, chamber musician, improviser and new music specialist. At CCRMA she will present an exciting program of recent works written for bassoon and electronics.
Abstract: Seth Cluett will present recent experiments exploring novel applications for loudspeakers in his creative work including 3d printed enclosures, non-standard multi-channel arrays, and augmented AR. He will also present rare material from his archival collection of historical documents related to the exhibition of sound in the visual arts.
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"In reviewing electronic music composer Holly Herndon’s breakout debut, 2012's Movement, we noted her penchant for "Bending one person's voice into phantasmagorias", which continues on her newest, breath-halting single, “Chorus”." Read more, and watch video here...