NYU Music Technology Open House 2013

The NYU Music Technology program in the Music and Performing Arts
Professions Department at the Steinhardt School recently hosted its
annual open house, Saturday the 18th of May, 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 as well as 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, as well as to Avid for the support and sponsorship 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. 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!