Sonic Arts Workshop: Composing Electronic & Computer Music
June 22-29, 2014
Codirectors: Tom Lopez and Peter Swendsen
This workshop offers dedicated high school students age 15 years and older (high school graduates are excluded) an opportunity to focus on the composition of electroacoustic music and expand their technical and creative resources. Participants are selected through a competitive selection process.
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Topics will include digital audio editing and manipulation, real-time computer music performance techniques, and discussion of pieces from the field's growing repertoire. The program will cover issues of interest to young composers heading toward conservatory studies and also those generally interested in experimenting with electroacoustic music and its intersections with other disciplines.
The program will cover issues of interest to young composers heading toward conservatory studies and also non-musicians who are interested in experimenting with electronic and computer music.
Former students have been accepted to conservatories and colleges around the United States, including the TIMARA/Technology in Music and Related Arts department at Oberlin. Others have used what they learned with us to further professional careers in music.