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.


New Paper on Orchidea

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


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.


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


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.