Spencer Salazar is a computer musician and researcher currently serving as Special Faculty at California Institute of the Arts in the Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence, and Design (MTIID) and Digital Arts programs. His research and teaching is focused on computer-based music expression, composition, and experience. Previously, he pursued his doctoral studies at Stanford CCRMA, created new software and hardware interfaces for the ChucK audio programming language, developed prototype consumer electronics for top technology companies, architected large-scale social music interactions for Smule, an iPhone application developer, and composed for laptop and mobile phone ensembles. He received a Bachelor of Science and Engineering in Computer Science from Princeton University in 2006 and will receive a Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D.) in Computer-based Music Theory and Acoustics from Stanford University in 2017.


IN THE NEWS

Inside CalArts: Arming Artists With High-Tech Skills (PCMag)

Princeton music course debuts through online learning platform Kadenze (Princeton University)

The technology of Stanford's Laptop Orchestra (Engadget)

Exploring the Future of Music with Spencer Salazar (GAFFTA)