Swag R’Celious Teamed up with Artist Dawn Richard to put out an album titled BlackHeart that has reached top charts. It hit #1 album on iTunes Electronic Charts, and #19 on the Hot 200 Charts. R’Celious produced one of the leading singles of the project, a song entitled “Castles”.
Guest speaker: Joan La Barbara
Title: Sonic Atmospheres
Composer/performer Joan La Barbara will discuss her compositional process including how she builds the sonic atmospheres which form the foundation of many of her recent works.
Bio: Joan La Barbara, composer, performer, sound artist and actor is renowned for developing a unique vocabulary of experimental and extended vocal techniques (multiphonics, circular singing, ululation, and glottal clicks, her “signature sounds”) influencing generations of other composers and singers. La Barbara serves on the composition faculty at New York University. She is composing a new opera exploring the artistic process, interior dialogue, and sounds within the mind. Website: www.joanlabarbara.com.
Date: Wednesday December 3, 2014
Location: Kimmel Center, Room 903
Time: 1:30 PM
All are welcome!
Graduate Information Session
The NYU Steinhardt Music Technology Program will host a graduate information session on Wednesday November 5, 2014. The two-hour session begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Live Room of the James L. Dolan recording studio
New York University’s
Society of Women in Technology (SWiTCH)
Title: Crossing Disciplines
Through video and audio examples as well as live performance/demonstration, Pamela Z will share her work and her process, and will discuss the increasingly blurred lines between disciplines in her practice and that of other interdisciplinary artists. She will demonstrate her use of voice with live processing and gesture-based MIDI controllers, and show examples of large-scale performance works and media installations.
Date: Thursday November 6, 2014
Location: Kimmel Center, Room 912
Time: 2 PM
Pauline Oliveros, Research Professor of Music at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Title: On The Anthology of Text Scores
Date: Friday October 31, 2014
Location: 35 W. 4th St. 6th Floor Conference Room
Reception to follow.
Rebecca Feynberg, Music Technology’s new adjunct professor and recent MM Grad, was recently featured by AES, or Audio Engineering Society, to promote membership.
This year we were fortunate to have funding and commercial support for several competitions, awards and even a scholarship. We presented the awards at our annual music technology open house and show case.
Below is a list of the winning students, groups and projects:
Recording Competition Winners:
Studio Recording: Yuval Ronen
Electronic Production : Henry Ott & Mike Hickey
Acoustic/Concert recording : Jimmy Burns
Sound for video : Spencer Shafter, Sarah Kapilow & Kevin Novinsky
Best grad project: Jarrod Ratcliffe “Motion Mix”
Best undergrad project: Henry Ott & Brian Cushin “Chess Music”
Outstanding Leadership in the Undergraduate Program: Kathleen Zhang
Academic Excellence in the Undergraduate Program: Logan Miley
Outstanding Achievement in the Undergraduate Program: Adam November
Outstanding Leadership in the Graduate Program: Rebecca Feynberg
Outstanding Achievement in the Graduate Program: Johnathan Turner
Distinguished Service to the Music Technology Program: Rachel Bittner
Distinguished Service to the Music Technology Program: Michael Musick
Fleischman Undergraduate Scholarship: Jordan Antonucci
Fleischman Graduate Scholarship: Ji Hae Oh
This semester, the Electronic Music Performance ensemble is producing a multimedia show at Frederick Loewe on Thursday the 15th of May 2014 at 8pm.
“SoundBlade Power User and associate professor of music at New York University, Allan Tucker has been mastering with soundBlade and NoNOISE since the late ’80s at his renowned studio, Foothill Digital (www.foothilldigital.com) and TuckerSound in NYC. Some may remember that Allan was the infamous “Where’s Drago” on the band’s self-titled album “KISS” in 1974…” -Sonic Studio
Originally presented at NIME and ICMC, this research provides methods for temporary, non-destructive ways to make a cellphone or tablet more expressive as a musical controller with items you may find around the house or in your office.
See Prof. Crawford showing the elastic-band string interface here: