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CNMAT OpenLab 3

The third CNMAT OpenLab  will take place online on April 23, 2021, 3pm-4pm PST.

OpenLabs are open events where CNMAT's life and projects can be shared with the community. 

Each OpenLab is made by a series of 4 quick talks (10 mins + 5 mins questions) for 1hr total. The general idea of these talks is to provide an overview of the current activities at CNMAT to foster collaborations and develop ideas. 


For this session (link below): 


The Human Experience Within Art, Technology and Data

Collaborative Research Seminar HI 295


Carmine Cella

Music; Center for New Music and Audio Technologies

Lisa Wymore

Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Greg Niemeyer

Art Practice; Berkeley Center for New Media


TECHNOLOGICALLY DRIVEN WORLD? What does data feel like, how does it touch us, and how do we

touch it? Who is influencing our machines with regard to how they see and understand the human


Heather Frasch (Ph.D. 2011)

Joins the team at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU as Associate Professor in Music Technology. Along with her commitment to creating dynamic and inclusive courses in Sound Art and Music Technology, she will be pursuing interdisciplinary research into the design of textural sonic environments and collaborating with colleagues to explore unstable performance systems.





LECTURER – 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 and audio
engineering. Music courses focusing on music perception and cognition. Music appreciation
courses with an emphasis on music software and lab-based learning.


SFCMP in the COMMUNITY series. Sound Encounters

***NOTE: This is an online only event. For more info, click here.***

This event premieres SUN, MAY 23,  2021 @3PM Pacific and is available on demand through JUNE 23, 2021.

Please note the following programmatic and personnel changes: 15 eyes by Jon Yu will not be performed on this concert. IMY/ILY by Amadeus Regucera has been added to the program. Percussionist, Andy Meyerson is soloist. 


Hello odot 1.3 with tutorials

We are pleased to announce the release of odot version 1.3, which can now be downloaded directly through the Max Package Manager.

In addition to numerous enhancements, improvements, and bug fixes, this release contains a 12-part tutorial that covers many of the most important aspects of odot programming. This tutorial, based on years of experience using odot in practice and pedagogy, is a great entry point for new users, as well as an invaluable reference for paradigmatic solutions to common problems in media/arts programming.



Dresher/Davel Duo at CNMAT

CNMAT welcomed Paul Dresher and Joel Davel Invented Instrument Duo to CNMAT on May 25, 2021 for a concert and lecture on the lawn at 1750 Arch Street.  We look forward to the video documentation being posted on the CNMAT Youtube channel soon.




Bodies with Antibodies

Enabled by the pandemic, social VR has taken a giant leap forward. Traditionally, artists have been some of the early adopters of new technologies and this medium is no exception. To celebrate the light at the end of the tunnel, HYPHEN-HUB is showcasing four creators working on social VR platforms. These pioneering artists will discuss the elements that led them through their creative process and how this platform enabled them to push their artistic boundaries and explore new models of creativity.



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.


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


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!


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. 


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.


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.