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Welcome to CNMAT's new web site (Beta Launch)

CNMAT invites you to explore our new site!  We will be under construction in the coming months with the official release set for Fall 2017. We are doing our best to slowly migrate past content into the new site over time.  If you are searching for material from the previous site, check out the ARCHIVES and stay tuned.

Oren Boneh, composer

Oren Boneh

Composer and trumpeter, Oren Boneh, is a PhD candidate at the University of California, Berkeley where he works with Franck Bedrossian, Edmund Campion, Ken Ueno and Cindy Cox. His music has been performed by ensembles such as Ensemble Divertimento, Ensemble Meitar, Vertixe Sonora, Ensemble Regards, Ensemble Pentaèdre, the Playground, Ensemble Transmission, Ensemble Reconsil and Architek Percussion.


Scott Rubin

Scott Rubin (b.1989) is a composer and improvising violist whose work interrogates relationships between sound and movement through analog and digital means. His recent projects have involved collaborations with musicians and dancers, often making use of interactive acoustic/electronic improvisation and motion-sensitive live electronics.


Jeremy Wagner

Jeremy Wagner is a composer, performer and sound designer based in the Bay Area.  Since 2016 he has served as Audio & Computer Technician for CNMAT's research & production infrastructure and provides sound & video engineering support for CNMAT concerts & events.

photo credit: Wolfgang Hartmann

spark (2015)

spark (2015)
for Wacom Tablet Transducer-Piano-Feedback Instrument
by Rama Gottfried, for pianist Ernst Surberg


Rama Gottfried

Composer and sound artist Rama Gottfried (b. 1977) is recent PhD graduate from the University of California, Berkeley where he studied with Franck Bedrossian, Edmund Campion, Adrian Freed and David Wessel. Previously, he completed composition studies at the Universität der Künste Berlin, the Manhattan School of Music, New York University, and the University of Vermont.

Lily Chen, composer

Lily Chen

Lily Chen, born in Hualien, Taiwan, is a composer exploring timbral potentials of both acoustic and electronic music. In her recent works, she creates counterpoint of timbre by synthesizing sound gestures with subtlety, shaping imaginative and poetic atmosphere in her music.