Dirk Vander Wilt

Ph.D. Student

Group: Music Cognition

Email: dfv200@nyu.edu

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Dirk Vander Wilt is a Music Technology doctoral student in NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions. He is studying under the supervision of Dr. M. Mary Farbood in the Music Cognition group. His current academic interests include algorithmic composition, computer-assisted composition, and music software application development.
Dirk received his BFA in Film and Television Production, and an MA in Music Composition, both from New York University, focusing on music for film and television. Professionally, Dirk is an IT Analyst within NYU’s university-wide Information Technology division. Through his work at NYU IT, Dirk provides technical and administrative support for a wide-ranging collection of technologies and services used by the University community.