MPG in Miami

January 28th, 2012

12 Nights Electronic Music and Art @ Harold Golen Gallery in Miami, FL Just before finals last semester, Matt Roberts and I lead a group of advanced Digital Arts majors to Miami during Art Basel where we performed together as Mobile Performance Group, our student-faculty new media collective and laptop ensemble.  We presented all new material inspired by [...]

also apply @ SEAMUS 2011

January 28th, 2011

SEAMUS 2011 @ University of Miami From January 20-22, I attended the 2011 Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States national conference with 6 of my Digital Arts students from Stetson. My piece “also apply” was featured in the Genelec Listening Room. I found it to be a nice, relaxed atmosphere for featured composers [...]

desire for 2009

December 8th, 2009

Beauty, Horror and Silence @ Harold Golen Gallery in Miami, FL Recording of this weekend’s performance is now available.  Thanks again to Juraj Kojs for the invite to perform in Miami.  I enjoyed hanging out with him, Paula Matthusen, Scott Miller, Michael McCurdy and the others before during and after the show on Sunday. desire for [...]

Silence in Miami

December 5th, 2009

Beauty, Horror  and Silence @ Harold Golen Gallery in Miami, FL This weekend, I will be performing as part of this three day event that ends the 2009 12 Nights concert series. It coincides with Art Basel Miami, one of the biggest art festivals in North America. The series of concerts was curated by Juraj Kojs, who [...]

FEASt lecture online

November 16th, 2009

FEASt Festival 2009 @ Florida International University. If you were not able to attend the FEASt Festival at FIU, you can now download an enhanced podcast recording of my lecture.  The topic of the presentation was network-enabled coordination of laptop performance and featured the public debut of the MPG Carepackage. The patches involved can be [...]

FEASt MPG lecture

November 10th, 2009

FEASt Festival 2009 @ Florida International University. This weekend, I will be giving a lecture as part of the FEASt Festival on my work as music director of MPG. I will be introducing for the first time to a group outside of Stetson my MPG carepackage. This collection of abstractions makes it easy for our [...]

Music technology in higher education: different models, common issues and future trends

October 2nd, 2003

ATMI 2003 National Conference in Miami, FL. Co-authored with Peter V. Swendsen. EXCERPT – Programs in music technology certainly have individual approaches to teaching their students, emphasizing different aspects of the field in their curriculum. However, the differences are magnified in part by the multiplicity names these departments and research centers use to identify themselves. [...]