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Cella Honored with IRCAM commission and world premiere

CNMAT’s lead researcher, Carmine-Emanuele Cella's new composition, I am in blood, wil be given a world premiered at IRCAM’s Espace de projection on February 16, 2023.

I am in blood, commissioned by IRCAM, marks a culmination of Calla’s research in and exploration of assisted orchestration which integrates artificial intelligence, spatialization and the augmentation of instruments.

https://www.ircam.fr/agenda/spectral-pop/detail

 

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Luke Dzwonczyk at ISMIR 2022

Graduate composition student Luke Dzwonczyk’s piece The Oratory of Saint Philip Neri was presented at the 23rd International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2022) as part of the music program. The conference ran from December 4th to 8th in a hybrid format in Bengaluru, India.

The piece, which was written by various computer programs, explores computational creativity, the ability of computers to create music, and the way humans interpret art made by machines.

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New Paper on Orchidea

Professor Carmine-Emanuele Cella has published a significant paper on Orchidea in the Journal of New Music Research.

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Danielle DeGruttola

Improvising Cellist, Danielle DeGruttola, is an acoustic and electric cellist and composer.  Her cello improvisations fuse multiple genres, room acoustics, and electronic sound, creating thoughtful and powerful compositions that interweave elements of contemporary jazz, classical, electronica, folk, blues, rock, and hardcore. Her sublime sound is adventuresome and exploratory yet maintains concrete form.

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Luke Dzwonczyk — La Nuit Sauve

Composition graduate student Luke Dzwonczyk created the music for artist Étienne Chambaud's video installation La Nuit sauve, which opened at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut in Lille, France in October 2022.

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Sound Encounters III

For a third season, CNMAT will continue its partnership with SFCMP. On December 4th, 2022, in collaboration with the UC Berkeley department of music and SFCMP, CNMAT will help to present Sound Encounters III. The concert will feature works by CNMAT affiliated composers and artists, Eda Er, Kevin Lo, and Aine Nakamura.

Featuring: Richard Worn, double bass

https://cnmat.berkeley.edu/events/sound-encounters-iii

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Laetitia Sonami Residency

Laetitia Sonami will have an extended residency at CNMAT from October to November 2022. She will work closely with students and guest researchers on the application of sensors for musicians, composers, and sound artists. Her residency will culminate in a workshop concert presenting new pieces by CNMAT composers and researchers on November 18, 2022 at 6pm.

Sonami is a composer, sound artist, performer and researcher.

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Huck Hodge Colloquium and Concert

Huck Hodge will be visiting in early October 2022. He will be participating in the music department colloquium series which will happen at CNMAT and also giving a performance of his work.