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EDUCATION 1992 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
Ph.D. in music composition: Olly Wilson, Richard Feliciano
1984-1985 UNIVERSITE DE PARIS I. Paris, France
Course in probability theory and music, Iannis Xenakis, Instructor
1984 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY.
M. A. in music composition: Andrew Imbrie, Olly Wilson
Summer 1983 STANFORD UNIVERSITY
CCRMA Workshop in Computer Music
1981 MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, East Lansing
B. M. degree “with High Honor”: H. Owen Reed, Charles Ruggiero
EMPLOYMENT/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1989- STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT STONY BROOK
Interim Director, cDACT (Consortium for Digital Arts, Culture and Technology, from 2010)
Co-Director of Computer Music Studio (from 2007; Director from 1989-2007)
Chair, Department of Music (2006-2009)
Graduate Program Director (2002-2006)
Associate Professor (from 1997)
2008 KONKUK UNIVERSITY, SEOUL, KOREA
Invited composer for 6 days: conducted piece in concert, rehearsals, colloquia, private lessons with composition students.
2006 CENTRAL CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, BEIJING, CHINA
Invited composer to China Electronic Music Center: piece presented on Musicacoustica Festival, Master Class at Beijing Technology University.
CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY, NEWPORT NEWS, VA
Invited composer for 2-day Conversations with a Composer series: workshops, coachings, critiques and concert.
1996 UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, KANSAS CITY CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
Composer-in-residence for 2-day intensive workshop: lectures, presentations, private lessons, coaching and concert.
Nov., 94 20.Festival
Helmut W. Erdmann, Director. Lüneburg, Germany
Invited composer and concert curator to this celebration of the founding of the city of Lüneburg and Ensemble Neue Musik Lüneburg.
April, 1992 Internationalen Studienwoche für zeitgenössische Musik
Helmut W. Erdmann, Director. Lüneburg, Germany. Electronic and experimental music, lectures and concerts; Composer in residence.
1986-87 San Francisco Contemporary Music Players
Jean-Louis LeRoux, director. Musical Assistant and Assistant Conductor.
1986-87 New Music Bay Area
Co-founder/Board Member of San Francisco Area new music calendar.
1984-1986 INSTITUT DE RECHERCHE ET COORDINATION ACOUSTIQUE/ MUSIQUE (IRCAM). Pierre Boulez, Director. Paris, France.
Independent researcher in the Groupe de Recherche Musicale.
1984-1986 CENTRE D'ETUDES DE MATHEMATIQUE ET AUTOMATIQUE MUSICALES (CEMAMu). Iannis Xenakis, Director. Paris France
Independent work in computer composition.
March, 1986 Internationalen Studienwoche für zeitgenössische Musik
Helmut W. Erdmann, Director. Lüneburg, Germany; composer in residence.
RECORDINGS in (all) the time we have left, for clarinet and string quartet
Escher Quartet and Oskar Espina-Ruiz
Stony Brook Soundings, Volume 1, Bridge Records9318 (2010)
Unexpected Things, for violin, piano, computer-altered sounds and audience participation
Duo Diorama (Minghuan Xu, violin; Winston Choi, piano)
Music from SEAMUS volume 17, SEAUMS EAM-2008 (2008)
Rare Events, for bass clarinet and computer-altered tape
Michael Lowenstern, bass clarinet
Spasm, New World Records 80468-2 (1996)
Rare Events, for bass clarinet and computer-altered tape
Michael Lowenstern, bass clarinet
Music from SEAMUS volume 5, SEAMUS EAM-9601 (1996)
Another Violin, for MIDI violin and computer-interactive electronics
Todd Reynolds, violin
Music from SEAMUS volume 4, SEAMUS EAM-9501 (1995)
This Time, This, for MIDI violin and computer-interactive electronics
Todd Reynolds, violin
Audio Excerpt and MAX programming on CD-ROM with Interactive Music Systems: Machine Listening and Composing, by Robert Rowe, MIT Press, 1992.
Appearing also in translated as Systémes Musicaux Interactifs, by Robert Rowe, International Thompson Publishing, France, 1996.
PUBLISHED WORKS Rare Events (1994) bass clarinet and computer-altered tape
JOMAR Press, 1995
Commissions by Gilbert Kalish and Christina Dahl, piano (2008), Winston Choi, piano (2007), Duo Diorama (2006), Guild Trio (1995), Stony Brook Contemporary Chamber Players (1995), Ensemble Neue Musik Lüneburg (1994), Michael Lowenstern, bass clarinet (1994), San Francisco Chamber Players (1989 and 1987), Ensemble des Deux Mondes (1987), Helmut W. Erdmann, bass flute (1985).
OTHER SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2011 Unexpected Things ranked among to 10 pieces in juried selection for International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2011) Conference; included on Conference CD.
2011 SBU/BNL Seed Grant awarded ($44,000) to The Data Sensorium: Multi-Modal Explorations of Scientific Data, as Principle Investigator. Project focused on the development, evaluation and implementation of multimodal visual and auditory interfaces for the analysis of large scale data sets.
2010 Co-Chair of ICMC 2010 (International Computer Music Conference), the annual conference of the International Computer Music Association, June 1-5, in New York City and Stony Brook. 13 concerts, 14 paper sessions, installations, video, listening room; approximately 350 attendees; conference budget of c. $90,000.
2006- Co-author of successful proposal to create cDACT (Consortium for Digital Arts, Culture and Technology) at Stony Brook. Continue as only original member still on Executive Board of cDACT. On hiring committee of “cluster” hires; helped develop curriculum for existing DIA minor and proposed major.
1997- Helped to establish, and continue to advise for emedia Multimedia SINC Site, a multimedia general use site and computer-ready classroom, collaboration with the Departments of Music, Theater Arts, Art and Teaching, Learning+Technology. Duties include selecting hardware and software and advising on its installation and maintenance, running workshops and teaching courses.
1992-2006 Helped to establish, and co-directed, the Laboratory for Technology in the Arts (LTA) at the State University of New York at Stony Brook: a multi-media cross-discipline studio and teaching space under the auspices of the Departments of Music, Theater Arts, and Art. The progenitor of cDACT.
1989- Established and continue to co-administer the Computer Music Studio at SBU. Duties include raising funds, selecting and installing equipment, establishing curriculum, teaching, supervising technological concert support, and overseeing daily studio activities, productions, and graduate assistants.
1994- Established, continue to co-organize, program and present annual EarFest tape music concerts at State University of New York at Stony Brook.
1991- Established, continue to co-organize, program and present annual Computer Music at Stony Brook concerts, now renamed Aural Architecture. WORKS 2012 Echo Location – clarinet 4 min
2010/11 Three Electroacoutic Miniatures – fixed media 3 min
• A Breath for Rob (computer-altered percussion sounds)
[included as part of 60x60 “Magenta Mix” for ICMC 2010]
• No Rest (computer-altered piano sounds)
• Having to do with motion (computer-altered voice sounds)
2008/2009 For Hands – Piano four hands (in two movements) 20 min
Written for Gilbert Kalish and Christina Dahl 1995/2008 everything leaves a trace — chamber orchestra (15 instruments) 10 min
Version for full orchestra, 2008
Commissioned by Stony Brook Contemporary Chamber Players 2008 in (all) the time we have left – string quartet and clarinet 13 min
for Jack Lessard 2007 Metronome Etudes – piano and electronic metronome (in 6 movements) 14 min
Commissioned by Winston Choi 2006 Unexpected Things – violin, piano and computer-altered sound 12 min
Commissioned by Duo Diorama 2005 there are no – for guard, speakers, drone and bodies variable ~ 8 min
Electroacoustic and performance anti-war agitprop
2004 á.X. — sixxen and oboe 13 min
Written for the Open Ears Marathon Concert 2001 Music and sound design for A Macbeth 1 hour, 45 min
computer-interactive and live percussion and actors with
Commissioned by the Department of Theatre Arts, SUNY Stony Brook 2000 Inside — flute (alto flute/piccolo) and percussion 11 min
Commissioned by P. Vaillancourt, A. Martin of the Furious Band 2000 for leaving… (originally titled Collecting Memories) 4 min
fixed media (computer-altered sounds)
Commissioned by the Sullivan Dance Project 2000 Bread-Table Music/to the bringers of lullabies 9 min
computer-interactive table and vocalist
Commissioned by the Sullivan Dance Project 1999 in memoriam A.D. — flute and bass drum 4 min
Protest music on the occasion of the killing of Amadu Dialo
1996 in no particular time at all — violin, cello and piano 8 min
Commissioned by the Guild Trio 1994 Waiting to Return 9 min
MIDI-flute, bass clarinet and computer-interactive electronics
Commissioned by Helmut W. Erdmann for City of Lüneburg, Germany 1994 Rare Events — bass clarinet and computer-generated tape 5.5 min
Commissioned by Michael Lowenstern 1992 in memory — Concerto for Cello and Orchestra 15.5 min
1992/3 Another Violin— MIDI violin and computer-interactive electronics 6 - 7 min
1991 This Time, This — MIDI violin and computer-interactive electronics 5 - 6 min
1989 Point of Contact — clarinet and large chamber ensemble 12 min
Commissioned by the San Francisco Contemporary Chamber Players. 1989 Choreography in three movements — conductor and unspecified ensemble 7 min
A (visual) concerto for conductor.
PERFORMANCES (‡indicates premiere) 2011 Three Acoustmatic Miniatures
• ‡ Veritas Musicae Music Festival, Seoul Korea, November 11.
• Aural Architectures, Stony Brook, November 18.
• Jacob Rhodebeck, pno, Electronic Music Midwest, Kansas City, October 1.
• Darraugh Morgan, vln, Sebastian Berweck, pno, International Computer Music Conference, University of Huddersfield, England, August 4
• Robert Hoin, IV Festival de Musica Contemporanea “Ramiro Guerra”, Moterrey, Mexico, April 13
This Time, This and Another Violin
• Claudia Schear, Staller Center, April 29
2010 Unexpected Things
• Duo Diorama, Groundswell Series, Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg, March 13
• Veritas Musicae Festival, Seoul, Korea, November 31
A Breath for Rob‡ (as part of Vox Novus 60x60 Magenta Mix)
• EMF (Electronic Music Foundation), NYC, June 1, 2
• At ICMC 2010, Stony Brook University, June 3, 4, 5
• Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island, June 18
• Department of Musical and Sonic Arts IUNA, Buenos Aires, October 1
• 4th Annual Kentucky New Music Festival, Lexington, October 14
• National University of Bucharest, Romania, December 21
2009 in memoriam A.D.
• Veritas Musicae Festival, Seoul, Korea, November 26
in (all) the time we have left
• Treetops Chamber Music Society, Oscar Espina-Ruiz and Calla Quartet, Treetops, Stamford CT, May 3
• Treetops Chamber Music Society, Oscar Espina-Ruiz and Calla Quartet, Stamford CT, May 10
For Hands ‡
• Staller Center, Gilbert Kalish and Christina Dahl, April 16
2008 for leaving.
• Brooklyn College, 19th Biannual International Electroacoustic Music Festival, November 13
• Eclat Ensemble, Sejong Chamberhall, Seoul, Korea, July 1
• Duo Diorama, Bowling State Green University, March 16
• Veritas Musicae Music Festival, Seoul Korea, November 21
• Théatre des Bouffes Do Nord, IRCAM, Paris, April 7
in (all) the time we have left‡
• Staller Center Recital Hall, Premieres Series, February 25
everything leaves a trace‡
• Staller Center, Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra, February 23
[premiere of full orchestra version]
2007 Unexpected Things
• New Ear, Kansas City, November 2
• New Ear, Sacramento Festival of New Music, California, November 9
• Prince Albert, SK, October 29
• Yorkton, SK, October 30
• Swift Current, SK, November 1
• Pincher Creek, AB, November 2
• Bragg Creek, AB, November 3
• Fort Saskatchewan, AB, November 4
• Moose Jaw, SK, November 6
• Minnedosa, MB, November 8
• Virtuosi series, Winnipeg, CA, November 10
• Snow Lake, MB, November 12
• Northwestern University, Chicago, November 13
• Montreal, December 6
• Bowling Green State University, January 30
• Veritas Musicae Music Festival, Seoul, Korea, November 12
2006 Unexpected Things ‡
• Weill Recital Hall/Carnegie Hall, NYC, February 12
• Michael Lowenstern, Broadcast on WHRO-FM, Norfolk VA. April
• Michael Lowenstern, Science, Technology and Western Society Conference, Smithtown, NY, May 28
• Peter Josheff, UC Davis, Davis, CA, October 22
• Peter Josheff, Berkeley Contemporary Chamber Players, CA, November 22
• Long Island Composers’ Alliance; Centerreach, NY, November 3
Pocket Music (12 tape decks and personal percussion)
• CNU Players, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, April 3
in memoriam A.D.‡
• Andrée Martin, Paul Vaillancourt, SUNY Stony Brook, NY, April 22
1998 in no particular time at all
• Long Island Composers Alliance, SUNY Stony Brook, NY November 9
1997 Lorca Songs
• Broadcast on WGDR-FM, “Kalvos and Damian’s New Music Bazaar,” simultaneous webcast, August 30
This Time This, Another Violin, in no particular time at all
• Broadcast/webcast on WGDR-FM, July 28
in memory, Rare Events, Another Violin
• Broadcast/webcast on WGDR-FM, July 12
This Time, This and in no particular time at all
• Broadcast/webcast on WGDR-FM, July 28
Rare Events: bass clarinet and computer generated tape. Michael Lowenstern, bass clarinet.
• SCI Region III Conference, Elizabethtown PA, October 18
1996 Pocket Music
• University of Virginia, Charlottesville, November 18
• University of Missouri, Kansas City Conservatory of Music, March 27
• Michael Lowenstern, Computer Music at Stony Brook VI, NY, October 20
•Tom Aber, University of Missouri, Kansas City Conservatory of Music, March 27
in no particular time at all‡
• Guild Trio, Science and Arts Series, Health Sciences Center, State University of New York, Stony Brook, May 5
1995 Rare Events: Michael Lowenstern, bass clarinet
• SEAMUS National Convention, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York, March 23
• CW Post, Long Island, New York, March 30
• Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, April 11
• Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, November 14
• Webster University, St. Louis, November 15
• University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana, November 17
• University of Indiana, Bloomington, November 18
• HotHouse, Chicago, November 19
everything leaves a trace‡
• Stony Brook Contemporary Chamber Players, Stony Brook, April 12
• Miller Theater, New York, May 4
Point of Contact: large mixed ensemble and clarinet. Avanti! Chamber Orchestra, Charles Neidich, clarinet
• Helsinki, Finland, January 10
• Broadcast on Finnish National Radio, January
1994 Waiting to Return‡
• Helmut W. Erdmann, flute, Michael Lowenstern, bass clarinet, D. Weymouth, electronics20.Festival of New Music, Lüneburg, Germany, November 25
of Breath and Hope (bass flute and quadraphonic tape)
• Helmut W. Erdmann, Neue Musik in Lüneburg, Lüneburg, Germany, November 19
Interactive Music Box (real-time interactive music installation)
• Long Island Technology Fair, State University of New York, Stony Brook, October 21-22
• Computer Music at Stony Brook IV, October 23
Rare Events ‡: Michael Lowenstern, bass clarinet
• International Clarinet Society Convention, DePaul U., Chicago, July 14
• Computer Music at Stony Brook IV, October 23
• Long Island Composers Alliance, Bethpage, New York, November 6
• Festival of New Music, Lüneburg, Germany, November 25
This Time This/Another Violin
• Todd Reynolds, violin, Studio of Electronic Music, Inc., Hartford, Connecticut, November 11
• Long Island Composers Alliance, Woodmere, New York, July 7.
This Time, This (only)
• Catherine Beeson, violin, Crane Festival of New Music: Crane School of Music, Potsdam, New York, April 22
Another Violin (only)
• Todd Reynolds, violin, Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the U.S. National Convention: Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, April 9
Lorca Songs: tenor and piano.
• Mark Lowenstein, tenor, Pomona College, Pomona, California, February 13
TALKS/PAPERS/COLLOQUIA/MASTERCLASS (from 1994) 2012 • Music of Iannis Xenakis. Pre-concert lecture for all-Xenakis program; Iktus Percussion and LoadBang, AC Institute, NYC, April 27.
2011 • Recent Compositions. Colloquium, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, October 4.
2008 • Recent Compositions. Master Class/Lecture delivered to students at Brooklyn College, November 13.
2008 • Composition Masterclass with advanced composition students at Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea, June 27.
2006 • Recent Compositions. Master Class/Lecture delivered to students at Beijing Technology University, Beijing, China, October 26.
• Endless War, Ceaseless Resistance, talk delivered for Music and Peace Project, Stony Brook, March 31.
2005 • Militaristic Culture, Musical Resistance, talk delivered for Music and Peace Project, Stony Brook, April 8,
2004 • Music and Peace, talk, Music and Peace Project, Stony Brook, February 6.
2002 • Panelist, “The State of ElectroAcoustic Music.” Society of ElectroAcoustic Music in the United States National Convention, Iowa City, April 5.
2001 • HyperReality. Paper delivered at the Society of Electro-Acoustic Music National Convention, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, March 3.
2000 • HyperReality. Paper delivered at Singing the Body Electric Symposium, Humanities Institute, Stony Brook, NY, March 31.
• Marketplace Music. Published in Journal SEAMUS, Volume XIII, No. 2, Fall.
• Marketplace Music. Paper delivered to the Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, April 16.
• Marketplace Music. SUNY Stony Brook, April 13.
1997 • The Laboratory for Technology in the Arts: A Deep-Collaboration Approach to Multi-Media Education. Paper delivered to the Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, Kansas City, Conservatory of Music, April 5.
1996 • Gave colloquium on recent compositions at University of Missouri, Kansas City Conservatory of Music in conjunction with Composer-in-Residency, March 27.
1994 • Gave colloquium on recent electro-acoustic compositions at Crane School of Music/State University of New York, Potsdam, in conjunction with performance of This Time, This for MIDI violin and computer-interactive electronics at the Second Crane New Music Festival, April 22.
CURATED CONCERT SERIES 1994- Established, continue to co-organize, program and present annual EarFest tape music concerts at State University of New York at Stony Brook.
1991- Established, continue to co-organize, program and present annual Computer Music at Stony Brook concerts.
1994 Organized, helped rehearse and present opening concert in “20.Festival” to commemorate the Lüneburg 1000-year Jubilee and the 10th Anniversary of the founding of Ensemble Neue Musik Lüneburg. Concert consisted of all electro-acoustic music, live-electronics and computer-interactive.
GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS/HONORS 2011 Principle Investigator on successful SBU/BNL Seed Grant ($44,000): The Data Sensorium: Multi-Modal Explorations of Scientific Data
2007 Residency: Leighton Artists’ Colony, Banff Music Centre, Banff, Canada, June
1992- ASCAP Special Awards (every year)
1998 Academy of Teacher-Scholars Award (Writer and Principle Investigator), “Music Technology: Creating a Teaching Cadre and New Curriculum.”
1994 Two NYS/UUP Professional Development and Quality of Working Life grants for travel to SEAMUS National Conventions: March (Middlebury, Vermont: presentation of Another Violin) and October (Ithaca, NY: presentation of Rare Events).
1994 This Time This/Another Violin awarded first prize in open call for scores. Studio of Electronic Music, Inc., Hartford, CT. Cash prize and performance (November 11).
1994 Summer stipend for curriculum development, State University of New York at Stony Brook (for LTA).
1993 NYS/UUP Professional Development and Quality of Working Life grant for preparation of parts and score of in memory (Concerto for Cello and Orchestra).
1990 Merit Award for Teaching and Curriculum Development, State University of New York at Stony Brook.
TEACHING AT STONY BROOK (1989-2009)
Newly designed courses under existing numbers are marked †
MUS 523: Advanced Composition (graduate). Lessons for Masters students.
MUS 623: Directed Study in Composition (graduate).
MUS 698: Directed Dissertation Research.
Music and Technology
‡ MUS 340: Introduction to Music Technology (undergraduate).
‡ MUS 517: Introduction to Computer Music (graduate).
‡ MUS 518: Advanced Projects in Computer Music (graduate).
Multimedia (AMT designator indicates a multidisciplinary course: Art, Music, Theater.)
‡ AMT 208: Technology in the Arts (undergraduate).
‡ AMT 317: Interactive Performance, Media and MIDI (undergraduate).
MUS 222: Modal Counterpoint (undergraduate).
MUS 321: Tonal Harmony I (undergraduate).
MUS 322: Tonal Harmony II (undergraduate).
MUS 323: Late 19th/20th Century Techniques (undergraduate).
MUS 316: Structural Principles of Music II (undergraduate non-majors).
MUS 432: Tonal Counterpoint (undergraduate, some graduates).
MUS 434: Orchestration (undergraduate, some graduates).
MUS 501: Compositional Skills of Tonal Music (graduate).
MUS 421: Analysis of Tonal Music (undergraduate).
MUS 422: Analysis of 20th-Century Works (undergraduate).
MUS 502: Analysis of Tonal Music (graduate).
† MUS 504: Analysis of 20th Century Works: The 20th-Century String Quartet (graduate).
‡ CEH 563: Musical Analysis (graduate and continuing education).
† MUS 559: Proseminar: Topics and Analysis: Xenakis and Ligeti (graduate).
† MUS 559: Proseminar: Topics and Analysis: Spectral Music (graduate).
MUS 599: Independent Studies (graduate).
MUS 696: Doctoral Colloquium (graduate).
MUS 309: Music of the 20th Century (undergraduate non-majors).
MUS 391: Chamber Music (undergraduate) as a guest instructor.
MUS 596: Contemporary Chamber Players (graduate) as a guest instructor.
MUS 611: Workshop in Composition and Performance (graduate).
MUS 696: Doctoral Colloquium
MUS 591: Practicum in Teaching
MUS 599: Independent Study
CONDUCTING (selected) 2010 Conducted and performed in Untitled Poem in 16 Stanzas by Keith Moore – Arun Chandra, composer – for six amplified singers. International Computer Music Conference, Stony Brook, June 1.
2008 Conducted Asian premiere of my Clear for small ensemble. Eclat Ensemble, Sejong Chamberhall, Seoul, Korea, July 1.
2004 Conducted my A.X. for Sixxen (constructed percussion instrument) and Oboe. Percussion Plus, Stony Brook, May 5, Open Ears Marathon Concert, Suffolk, NY, March 31 (premiere).
1997 Premiered Twittering Machine for large mixed ensemble by Perry Goldstein. Contemporary Chamber Players, at State University of New York, Stony Brook, and Miller Theater, New York City April 16 and 24.
1997 Oiseaux Exotiques for piano and small orchestra by Olivier Messiaen. Contemporary Chamber Players at Stony Brook, April 14 and May 2.
1995 Premiered my commissioned work, everything leaves a trace for chamber orchestra, at State University of New York, Stony Brook, and Miller Theater, New York, April 12 and May 4.
1994 Premiered Janus Gate, by Armand Qualliotine, at State University of New York, Stony Brook, and Miller Theater, New York, March 23 and April 12.
1993 Premiered The Seasons, for soprano and mixed ensemble by John Lessard, at Greenwich Music House, New York, March 11.
1991-1994 Conducted for the Contemporary Chamber Players, State University of New York, Stony Brook. Works included several by graduate student composers, my own Point of Contact, and Shadows by Richard Felciano.
SELECTED UNIVERSITY SERVICE: DEPARTMENTAL 2006-2009 Chair of Music Department
2002–2006 Graduate Program Director
2000-2009 Member, Graduate Studies Committee
2005-current Faculty sponsor for Hi C’s (male a cappella choir)
2000-current Produce two yearly concerts, Aural Architectures, (formerly Computer Music at Stony Brook), and EarFest: Festival of Tape Music
1998-1999 Member, Task Force for Undergraduate Curriculum Revision
1990-current Member, Equipment Committee
2007-current Co-Director of Computer Music
1989-2007 Director of Computer Music
1996-1998 Chair, Colloquium Committee
1998-2007 Yearly workshops/presentations for Prime Time week (Computer Music Studio)
SELECTED UNIVERSITY SERVICE: UNIVERSITY 2010-current Interim Director, cDACT (Consortium for Digital Arts, Culture, and Technology)
2009-2010 Member of interdepartmental tenure committee for Raiford Guins, Department of Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies
2009-current Member of UUP (Union) Executive Board
Member of UUP Technology Committee since 2011
2006, 2008 Taught ACH 102 (Freshman Seminar)
2008-current Member of Arts Advisory Committee, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
2008-2010 Member of Provost’s Strategic Advisory Committee
2006-current Member of Executive Board for cDACT (Center for Digital Arts and Culture)
2006-2009 Member, FAHSS (Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences Steering Committee)
2008 Adjudication of submitted pieces for Sonic Residues (cDACT) festival, call for portable media
2007 Member of search committee for cDACT Administrative Assistant and Digital Arts Minor Advisor
2005 Member of Fine Arts Tech Support Search Committee
1999-2000 Member of core group developing Center for Digital Arts and Culture (cDACT, eventually became cDACT) proposal, including long-range planning, curriculum, budget. May be seen at http://emedia.art.sunysb.edu/new/
1999-2001 Member, Faculty Senate Committee on Computers and Communication.
1998 Guest Lecturer for LSE 310-H: Issues in Science and Engineering
1997-1998 Member CAS Assistant Dean Search Committee.
1997-2006 Member, Orientation Planning Board
1997-2006 Advisor for emedia SINC site.
1996-2006 Yearly workshop/presentations for open houses and “Experience Stony Brook” in LTA and emedia site.
1996-2006 Member, HFA Consortium Committee. (Chair from 1996 - 2004) Coordination between humanities computer laboratories and supervision of technical assistant to the computer laboratories.
1994-2002 General Faculty Advisor. For undergraduate incoming and transfer students, summer and intercession.
1992-2006 Co-Director, Laboratory for Technology in the Arts.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND SERVICE International Computer Music Association (ICMA)
• Co-Chair of ICMC 2010 (International Computer Music Conference), New York City and Stony Brook, June 1-5, 2010
Veritas Musicae, Korea
• Advisory Council since 2000
Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS)
• Member since 1990
• 2000: Served on Selection Board (Music) for 2001 National Conference
• 1999: Judge for SEAMUS/ASCAP Young Composers Commissioning Award
• 1998: Nominee for President
• 1996-current: Member of Advisory Board
• 1994-1996: Vice President for Membership
• 1994-1995: Chair of paper selection committee for 1995 Conference
• 1992-1993: Member of Election Committee
American Society of Composer, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)
• Member since 1991
• 1998 Judge for ASCAP Foundation 1999 Morton Gould Young Composer Awards.
Society of Composers Incorporated (SCI)
• Member since 1994
• 1998-current: Regional Co-Chair of SCI Region II
• 1998: Co-Host of SCI Region II Annual Conference, December 4-5.
Long Island Composers Alliance
• Member 1996 - 2005
• 1998: Co-hosted and organized concert at SUNY Stony Brook, November 9.
Electronic Music Foundation
• Charter Member since 1996
From 1992: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook
• Member of Worship Music Committee
• Chair of Classical Music Committee
• Frequent musician for worship services
• Composed several musical works for worship LANGUAGES