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Selim Goncu

Selim Göncü finished his bachelor studies in composition at the University Mozarteum of Salzburg, graduating in 2012. He also served as assistant to the department for composition in Mozarteum for two years.

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LECTURER POOL – Music Technology and Music Perception – Department of Music

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach any of the following areas:

Music and technology involving CNMAT technologies and Max/MSP programming.

Special topic courses involving software programming for musical applications of computers.

Music courses focusing on music perception and cognition.

Music appreciation courses with an emphasis on music software and lab-based learning.

The Music Department offers these courses as a series every year as part of the elective undergraduate curriculum. Qualified candidates may be eligible to teach more than one of these courses. Responsibilities include classroom teaching, holding office hours, grading class assignments, directing final projects and classroom performances.

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CNMAT.o.stompbox -- lots of pedals to Max

CNMAT.o.stompbox -- a breakout box for Teensy & Max

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Early in the Fall semester 2017, CNMAT director Edmund Campion came to me with a request to build a system that would allow for multiple foot-pedal controllers to be connected to Max.  The design criteria required that the system should:

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Jeremy Wexler

Jeremy Wexler is a musician from Long Island, NY. Studying the drum set from a very young age, Jeremy cites his deep immersion in rhythm, gesture, and timbres of non-pitched percussion instruments in his formative years as a strong influence on his current musical explorations.

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BCDI and 158A/B

CNMAT and the Department of Music are excited to have their two new cornerstone courses in Music and Technology included in the new BCDI!   The two new courses, Music 158A (Sound and Music Computing with CNMAT Technologies) and Music 158B (Situated Instrument Design for Musical Expression), were developed with grant support from the Digital Humanities at Berkeley.  The new course development grants provided the opportunity for CNMAT to further integrate its 25-year legacy of research and digital tool development into the life of the University.  

 

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Stanford Composers Present

As part of the on-going exchange between student composers at Stanford and CAL, CNMAT and graduate composers at Berkeley hosted a luncheon, and included the Mivos Quartet who are currently in residence with Department of Music.

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Sonic Writing Research

Dr. Thor Magnusson, from the University of Sussex, is in residency at CNMAT for a week this Spring. This is part of his Sonic Writing Research project which is a two-year research program that explores work and practices using new technologies for musical expression. Through tracing the historical conditions of material and symbolic design in in three interconnected strands of inscription - instruments, notation, and phonography - the project studies how established techniques are translated into new methods of musical composition and performance in digital musical media.

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Jason Cress

Jason Cress is a composer who often explores musical indeterminacy and environmental sound shaping. By situating commonly found materials, he hopes to design instruments that can be easily replicated as sound sculptures or performative objects. Larsen tone audio feedback systems, sensors, and the acoustical properties of cylinders, cones, and spheres are of central concern.

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Claudia Hart: Inside the Flower Matrix

Including a multi-channel sound installation by Edmund Campion

With technical support from CNMAT Music Systems Designer, Jeff Lubow

March 7-April 14, 2017

Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery

Department of Art and Art History

San José State University