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CNMAT | Lyon Conservatory Exchange

The Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT), the UC Berkeley Department of Music, and the Berkeley New Music Project are partnering with the Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse de Lyon (CNSMDL) in a collaborative concert featuring new compositions by Berkeley and Lyon Composers performed by the ECO Ensemble on December 8th at 8pm.  The same new compositions will travel to France in January as part of a featured concert in Lyon at Festival Empreintes.

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Sound Encounters II — CNMAT & SFCMP

SFCMP and CNMAT are partnering to present Sound Encounters II as part of SFCMP’s in the community series. The event will feature works from several CNMAT artists and includes the world premiere of a new work for percussion and electronics by CNMAT director and longtime friend of SFCMP Edmund Campion, setting the stage for four acousmatic, electro-acoustic and multimedia compositions by Hallie Smith, Jon Yu, Andrew Harlan and Didem Coskunseven.

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CUG Presents Ear Foil

The CNMAT Users Group (CUG) will present Ear Foil, a completely improvised concert for cello, violin, voice, and electronics. The work ranges from dense and internal states to billowing, ebullient, and expansive expressions of sound-with some short interruptions in between. Please join us for this free event!

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CNMAT Welcomes Composer Hans Tutschku

The Center for New Music and Audio Technologies welcomes Hans Tutschku for a colloquium and concert of his music. Please join us at CNMAT on Friday, October 22 at 3pm for the colloquium and 8pm for the concert. Both are free events open to the public.

Hans Tutschku is a distinguished composer. His work has been recognized with many awards and prizes. His music has been performed internationally and he has taught throughout Europe and the US. He currently teaches at Harvard University.

https://tutschku.com

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Rafal Zapala Working on a Fulbright Project

Rafal Zapala, associate professor at I. J. Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań (Poland), is working at CNMAT on his Fulbright awarded project entitled "Research into real-time interactive systems for non-linear music composition and performance" during Fall 2021.

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Jeremy Hunt joins CNMAT as Acting Associate Director

In August of 2021 Jeremy Hunt joined CNMAT as Acting Associate Director after the retirement of Richard Andrews. He brings with him 13 years of experience in education administration and is excited to bring this experience to bear in helping to navigate the complex administrative infrastructure in place at CNMAT and UC Berkeley. 

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CNMAT Begins! Fall 2021

CNMAT has opened its doors again after a long COVID induced hiatus. Everyone in our fall 2021 community is excited to be back on site and engaged in research, teaching, and learning. We look forward to building our momentum again in this upcoming year. Stay tuned for what's to come!

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Matt Schumaker, Assistant Professor, UC Santa Cruz

Matt Schumaker (UCB Ph.D. 2015) joins the Arts Division of UC Santa Cruz as Assistant

Professor in Music, continuing his artistic research and teaching in the areas of computer

music and music technology.

Website: https://mattschumaker.com/

Schumaker composes concept-driven music arising from computer-assisted composition

and interactive computer music research, a practice that often joins musicians with

bespoke computer technologies in live performance. His work emerges from a parametric