Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions

People - Music Technology

Faculty and Staff

The Music Technology faculty members are active in the local and international music field, as well as the recording, television and film industries. Their extensive experience enables them to advise students on contemporary issues of the field. Click on faculty pictures for expanded bios and profiles (not available for all).

peacock1

Dr. Kenneth Peacock - Director
kp3@nyu.edu
Dr. Kenneth Peacock, a musicologist, technologist, and expert in such diverse fields as Scriabin and synaesthesia, has led the Music Technology Program to its current position as a focal point for musical activity in the department.
Classes: MPATE-GE 2600: Digital Audio Processing I, MPATE-GE 2601: Digital Audio Processing II, MPATE-GE 2047: Advanced Computer Music Composition

item2

Dr. Agnieszka Roginska - Associate Director
roginska@nyu.edu
Dr. Roginska’s current research interests include spatial sound and acoustic environment simulation, HRTF measurement techniques, auditory displays and its applications in augmented acoustic sensing. Dr. Agnieszka Roginska received a Ph.D. in Music Technology from Northwestern University.
Classes: MPATE-GE 2599: Fundamentals of Digital Signal Theory, MPATE-GE 2613: 3D Audio

item4

Dr. Juan Bello
jpbello@nyu.edu | Website: http://homepages.nyu.edu/~jb2843
Dr. Bello’s current research is mainly focused on the semantic analysis of musical signals and its applications to music information retrieval, digital audio effects, and live electronics. Dr Juan Bello did his doctoral work at the Electronic Engineering department at Queen Mary University of London.
Classes: MPATE-GE 2623: Music Information Retrieval, MPATE-GE 2616 Colloquy in Music Technology, MPATE-UE 1801 Fundamentals of Music technology

beyer1a

Tom Beyer
tom.beyer@nyu.edu
Tom Beyer is the chief systems engineer for the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions as well as a composer, percussionist and educator.
Classes: MPATE-UE 1010 Audio for Video I, MPATE-UE 1037 Electronic Music Synthesis, MPAIA-GE 2031 Collaborative Projects in the Performing Arts

 

Tim Bolstad
tim.bolstad@nyu.edu
Tim Bolstad is the Network Technician for the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions as well as a iOS developer focussing on music applications. http://timbolstad.com/

nichols

Svjetlana Bukvich-Nichols
svjetlana@svjetlanamusic.com
Website: http://www.svjetlanamusic.com.
Svjetlana Bukvich-Nichols is one of Sarajevo's premier music figures. Her genre-bending works span from acoustic and performer-driven to electronic and theatrical. They often include movement, video, voice, and tuning of her design.
Classes: MPATE-UE 1810 MIDI for Non Majors and MPATE-UE 1070 Software Music Production

 

Isabel Diaz-Cassou
iqd7127@nyu.edu
Sound designer, composer, music technologist, Isabel Diaz-Cassou’s work focuses on the relationships between sound, music and the moving image.
Classes: MPATE-UE 1010 Audio for Video I, MPATE-GE 2621 Audio for Video II

chadabe

Joel Chadabe
joel@emf.org
Joel Chadabe, composer, author, and teacher - is an internationally recognized pioneer in the development of interactive music systems.
Classes
: MPATE-GE 2609 Electronic Music Performance, MPATE-GE 2038 Creating with Interactive Media

 

Jean-Luc Cohen
sinclair808@gmail.com
Jean-Luc Cohen is a sound designer, composer and programmer whose work you have likely heard in some of your favorite action-packed video games.
Classes: MPATE-GE 2037 Software Synthesis, MPATE-GE 2604 Audio For Games

langdon

Langdon Crawford
langdon@nyu.edu
Langdon Crawford aka langsound is a music technologist, designer and educator whose work focuses on the intersections between art, science and human expression.
Classes: MPATE-UE 1010 A/V 1 for non-majors, MPATE-UE 1827 Electronics I Lab, MPATE-UE 1828 Electronics II Lab, MPATE-GE 2590 Intro to Music Technology for Non-Majors

Tom Dozci
tom.doczi@nyu.edu
Tom Dozci Coordinates the concert documentation and studio maintenance crews for the Department Music and Performing Arts Professions. 
Classes: MPATE-UE 1011 Concert Recording 1

NickDidkovsky

Nick Didkovsky
didkovn@mail.rockefeller.edu
Nick Didkovsky is a guitarist, composer, and software programmer.  His work in Java helps composers generate not only new music but new processes for composing.
Classes
: MPATE-GE 2608 Java Music Systems

item1

Dr. Mary Farbood
mfarbood@nyu.edu
Website: http://pages.nyu.edu/~mmf9
Dr. Farbood's research encompasses topics in music cognition and computational modeling of music. She received her A.B. from Harvard College and S.M. and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Her research focuses on how listeners perceive musical structures and how these cognitive processes can be modeled computationally. 
ClassesMPATE-GE 2204 Music Cognition, MPATE-GE2618 C Programming for Music Technology, MPATE-GE 2616 Colloquy in Music Technology, MPATC-GE 2441 Baroque Performance Practice, MPAPE-UE 1080.025 Baroque Ensemble

 

William David Fastenow
willie@park-boulevard.com
Website: http://www.park-boulevard.com/
William David Fastenow is a media artist, producer, educator, and entrepreneur. Mr. Fastenow owns and operates Park Boulevard Productions, is Technical Director of the Music Technology Center and Adjunct Faculty at The Juilliard School, and is adjunct faculty at New York University.
ClassesMPATE-GE 2631  The Art of Live Sound Reinforcement

item1

Gary Filadelfo
grs1@gate.net
Gary Filadelfo is a composer, plublisher and voting member of the The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
Classes
: MPATE-UE 1022 Recording Technology for Non Majors

fried

Joshua Fried
jqf9329@nyu.edu
Joshua Fried, also known as Radio Wonderland, is a composer and performer who uses software technology and novel interfaces to create new accessible musical experience from live sampling of broadcast sound sources.
Classes: MPATE-GE 2614 Max 1

geluso1

Paul Geluso
pg17@nyu.edu
Paul Geluso is a music recordist, mixing and mastering engineer specializing in multi-channel sound. In addition to audio engineering, he has worked professionally as a musician, producer, composer, sound artist and electrical engineer.
Classes: MPATE-GE 1001 Recording Technology I, MPATE-GE 1003 Recording Technology II, MPATE-GE 2611 Concert Recording 1 (Tonmeister), MPATE-GE 2612 Concert Recording 2 (Tonmeister), MPATE-GE 2629 Advanced Audio Production

 

Jake Glanz
jakeglanz@hotmail.com
Jake Glanz is Director of Broadcast Engineering at Sirius Satellite Radio.
Classes
: MPATE-UE 1008 Studio Maintenance, MPATE-UE 1009 Studio Maintenance 2

greenhut

Barry Greenhut
barry.greenhut@nyu.edu
Barry Greenhut is a composer and software design manager whose work finds clarity through a solid understanding of the needs of the piece or the project.
Classes: MPATE-GE 2036 Adv. Musical Acoustics

griffin

J. Chris Griffin
jcg6@nyu.edu

J. Chris Griffin is heavily involved in the Music industry, working on records with John Legend, Kanye West, Madonna, Missy Elliott, Kelly Clarkson, JoJo, UK groups Mis-Teeq and The Corrs, Russian superstar Sasha and jazz guitarist John McLaughlin. He is based out of Engine Room Audio in Manhattan.
Classes: MPATE-UE 1022 Recording Technology for Non Majors

Peter McCulloch

Peter McCulloch
peter.mcculloch@gmail.com
Peter McCulloch is a composer and researcher whose work features human-computer interactivity and computer-assisted composition.
Classes: MPATE-UE 1037 Computer Music Synthesis

dafna

Dafna Naphtali
dln1@nyu.edu
Dafna Naphtali is an active composer/performer on the New York scene, creating work using interactive audio and live audio processing. She teaches Advanced Max/MSP, Private Composition and Electronic Music Performance as well as in our summer programs including GEMS (Girls Electronic Music Seminar) for middle school girls.
Classes: MPATE-GE 2610 Advanced Max/MSP, MPATE-GE 2609 & MPATE-UE 1019 Electronic Music Performance

leigh

Leigh Newsome
rln1@nyu.edu
Leigh Newsome is an audio and video technology executive with over 17 years of experience innovating consumer and B2B products, executive/senior management, team leadership, and application development. 
Classes: MPATE-GE 2628 Audio For the Web

Dr. Tae Hong Park
tae.hong.park@nyu.edu
Dr. Park is a composer, music technologist, and bassist. His work focuses on composition, machine learning and computer-aided music analysis, timbre, and audio DSP. He is Chief Editor of Journal SEAMUS, President of ICMA, and serves as editorial staff at Computer Music Journal.
Classes: MPATE-GE 2607 Adv Digital Signal Theory (Spring), MPATE-GE 2047 Adv Computer Music Composition (Fall)

Dr. S. Alex Ruthmann
alex.ruthmann@nyu.edu
Dr. Ruthmann is a researcher, educator, and musician whose research and practice explores new media musicianship, creative computing, the creative processes of young musical creators, and the development of music and media technologies for use in school- and community-based youth programs.

sadoff

Dr. Ronald Sadoff
ron.sadoff@nyu.edu
Dr. Ron Sadoff is the Director of the Department of Music and Performing arts Professions. He is co-editor of the Univ. of Illinois Press journal Music and the Moving Image and Director of the annual NYU/ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop.

 

Sascha Van Oertzen
sascha@stoneflyproductions.com
Sascha von Oertzen is a freelance audio engineer and producer who graduated from the prestigious Tonmeister program at Universität der Künste, University of Arts in Berlin, Germany.
Classes: MPATE-UE 1005 Recording Practicum III, MPATE-UE 1006 Recording Practicum IV

item6

Saul Walker
sw90@nyu.edu
Saul Walker is an electrical engineer whose work with Automated Processes Inc (API) has helped shape modern multitrack recording and mixing.
Classes: MPATE-UE 1817 Electronics I, MPATE-UE 1818 Electronics II, MPATE-GE2615 Electronics by Computer Simulation

 

Leszek Wojcik
lwojcik@carnegiehall.org
Leszek Wojcik is the Recording Studio Manager for Carnegie Hall.
Classes: MPATE-GE 2629 Advanced Audio Production

Steven Litt
Steven Litt is a designer, programmer, and musician currently living in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Classes: MPATE-UE 1827 Electronics Lab I,  MPATE-UE 1828 Electronics Lab II

Julia Caruso
Julia Caruso is the Studio Manager for the Music Technology Department. 

Rebecca Feynberg
is a researcher, educator, and musician whose research and practice explores archival and preservation of early sound recordings, audio restoration, with a focus on wax cylinders and 78 RPM phonograph discs.
Classes: MPATE-GE 2636 Adv Topics: History & Preservation of Early Sound Recordings