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Alberto Pinto

Current position: Director of CESMA - European Center for Studies in Music and Acoustics, Lugano (Switzerland).
Consulting Professor at Universita' degli Studi di Milano - (Computer Science Department), International School of Cinema and Television, Cinecitta', Rome and Ludes University, Lugano (Switzerland)
Visiting positions: Stanford University, CA (USA), CCARH and CCRMA, and Utrecht University (The Netherlands), Multimedia and Geometry Group

Education: MS Mathematics and Physics, PhD Computer Science - Universita' degli Studi di Milano (Italy). MA Organ and Composition - Conservatorio di Musica "G. Verdi" di Milano (Italy). Virtuosite' in Organ and Improvisation - Conservatoire Superieur de Musique de Geneve (Switzerland).

Honors: Golden medal for Mathematics of the International Prize "Amici di Milano" 2007, Silver Plate of the President of the Italian Republic, Silver Plate of the Lombardy Governor. "Ivano Becchi" Award, Banca del Monte di Lombardia Foundation. Nomination for the ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award. Carivit Prize - Viterbo National Organ Competition 2009. Special Prize "Pierre Segond", Haute ecole de Musique de Geneve and the City of Geneva, Switzerland.

Special fields:

Mathematics and Computer Science
  • mathematical modeling of music
  • music information retrieval
  • audio signal processing
  • musical acoustics

  • Music
  • music theory
  • organ music of all periods
  • organ building and acoustics
  • Address: CCRMA (The Knoll), Stanford University, Stanford, CA (USA)
    E-mail: apinto at ccrma dot stanford dot edu