Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions

Open Houses

NYU Music Technology Open House 2013


The Music Technology program recently hosted its annual open house, Saturday the 18th of May from 3-6pm.

Attendees were treated to live performances in the James L. Dolan Recording Studio, hands-on electronics projects, ambisonic demonstrations and various poster presentations on the latest music technology research. A recording competition sponsored by Avid was held in the James L. Dolan Recording studio.

At the end of the 3-hour open house several students were recognized for excellence in specific projects and academic achievement.

Best Projects
Best Undergraduate student project: Spencer Shafter for his wearable MIDI controller "Da Glove"
Best Graduate student project: Alan Johnson for his audio-based visualization and navigation platform "Rake'em"

Academic Awards
Outstanding graduate student awards: Don Bosley and Justin Matthew
Academic achievement award:  Jonathan Schwarz

Recording Competition, sponsored by Avid
Best Acoustic Recording: Sam Nacach
Best Electronic Music Recording; Kai Francis Robinson
Best Studio Recording: Austin Stillwell
Best Sound For Moving Image: Collin Klippel, Nick Chomowicz & Tate Gregor

The NYU Music Technology program wishes to extend a thank you to the judges of the recording competition:
Judges: Brandie Lane, Tom Beyer, Allan Silverman, Isabel Diaz-Cassou, Tim Starnes, Tom Doczi, Stuart Argabright, Leszek Wojcik, Allan Tucker, and Joel Chadabe
Open House Mix Critique Panel: Jim Anderson, Joel Chadabe, Brandie Lane, and Elliot Scheiner.
Thank you also to Avid for the support and sponsorship of the recording competition.

We wish to thank all who participated in and attended the open house, with an extra special thanks to Braxton Boren and Uri Nieto for organizing the event this year!

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