What I learned from my Fulbright

March 7th, 2013

The Professional Development Committee at Stetson sponsors a regular roundtable series in which faculty present recent scholarly work to their peers at the university. Since I had just returned from spending my sabbatical in Norway as a Fulbright Scholar, I offered to talk at the February 22 meeting about my experience and the research I [...]

Fulbright Endings

January 25th, 2013

Music technology is a discipline sits between technical and artistic concerns. I came to Norway on a Fulbright grant with every intention of focussing exclusively on an undeniably technical project, telling myself and others that I had to put making music on hold for awhile to focus on writing code for Jamoma. But several things [...]

Tromsø Artist Talk

December 10th, 2012

During my October visit to Oslo, Jon Marius Aereskjold invited me to come speak to his students at the Musikkonservatoriet i Tromsø. So I jumped at the opportunity to make my way North during the shortened days of December and visit this Norwegian city inside the Arctic Circle. My artist talk in Tromsø covered three recent [...]

TEDxFulbright

November 11th, 2012

In September, one of the TEDxFulbright organizers emailed me to ask if I would be interested in participating in their upcoming event. My answer: Of Course! I was actually in Frankfurt, Germany for this November event less than 48 hours, but it was such a joy to contribute. I met so many great people doing [...]

Musikkteknologidagene

October 31st, 2012

Last week, I attended Musikkteknologidagene, an annual gathering of music technologists from various institutions around Norway. This year’s symposium was hosted by NOTAM in Oslo and showcased their new facilities, as well as a few other institutions around town. There were sessions at the Norges Musikkhøgskole and the motion capture lab of the fourMs Research Group. For [...]

Fulbright Beginnings

August 1st, 2012

In March 2012, I was named a Fulbright Scholar and awarded the opportunity to spend 6 months in Bergen, Norway. Since my family and I received the news, life has been a whirlwind of activity as we prepare to embark on this adventure. It feels like each day a piece of the puzzle had to [...]