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APPOINTMENTS

Jefferson Teaching Residency, Lecturer in Intermedia Arts
University of Virginia, Department of Music
2015 –

Artist in Residence & Visiting Lecturer
Brown University, Creative Arts Center with a joint appointment in the Music Department
2014 – 2015

EDUCATION

2014   Ph.D. Multimedia & Electronic Music Experiments, Brown University, Providence
2010   M.A.  Multimedia & Electronic Music Experiments, Brown University, Providence
2006   M.A.  Sound and Video Art, New York University, NY
2004   B.A.  Music Composition, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

AWARDS

2015   2nd prize, Georgia Tech Guthman Musical Instrument Competition
2014   McCall Johnson Fellowship Awardee
2013   Improvisation and Digital Arts Festival (IDAF) Prize, Kingston, UK
2010   Freeman Foundation Grant, Bates College
2009   Kobushiko Commissioning Grant, Sendai, Japan
2006   Associate Artist Residency, Atlantic Center for the Arts
2005   Commissions from the Newburgh Symphony Orchestra
2004   Platsis Award for Syren, University of Michigan

TEACHING

University of Virginia – Lecturer in Intermedia Arts

  • Designing & Performing New Musical Instruments
  • Audiovisual Environments
  • Electronic Arts & Crafts
  • Technosonics
  • Making Art in/with Communities
  • Systems for Play
  • Intermedia Composition
  • DIY electronic music ensemble (MICE)

Brown University

  • Systems for Play
  • Future Lives
  • Computers and Music
  • Fluxus and Intermedia Ensemble

Rhode Island School of Design

  • Sound, Media & Urban Space

Bates College

  • Listening In, Looking Out

INVITED TALKS & WORKSHOPS

2014    Animating Interfaces, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2013    Simon: Systems for Play, Improvisation and Digital Arts Festival, Kingston, UK
2013    Pattern Play, Triangles Lecture Series, Providence, RI
2012    Sound & Image, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
2010    Intermedia, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
2009    Sound as Cinema, Brown University, Providence, RI
2007    Portable Sound, New York University, NY, NY

SELECTED PERFORMANCES AND EXHIBITIONS

2015   Playfest | featured performer, Oberlin OH
2015   Transmogrifier | Cohen Gallery, Providence RI
2014   ~90 | Screening at the GLEAM Festival, Glasgow UK
2012   The System for Reconsidering the Pattern in Light of – Providence, RI
2012   Transmongolia | The DiMenna Center – NYC
2011   A440 | Screening at the Seamus Conference – Miami, FL
2011   Looking out, Listening In Workshops and Performances – Sendai, Japan
2010   Simon | Masters Thesis Performance – Providence, RI
2010   Looking Out, Listening In | collaboration with Hiroya Miura – Japan
2009   Exit | International Computer Music Conference Performance – Montreal
2009   Adding Machine | Performed by Ulrich Maiss – Providence
2009   A440 | Screening at the Tank – New York, NY
2008   Oroboros | Screening at Pixilerations – Providence, RI
2007   Tin Rain | Performance at the Frederick Loewe Theatre – New York
2006   Bannermans Castle | Newburgh Symphony Orchestra – Newburgh, NY
2004   Syren for Orchestra | Michigan Symphony Orchestra – Ann Arbor, MI
2004   Traveling Circles | Whitney String Quartet – Ann Arbor, MI

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2014   NIME artistic program committee
2011   Pixilerations Festival of New Media, Selection Committee
2011   MEME Studios Technical Assistant, Music Department, Brown University

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Digital Audio Production – ProTools, Max/MSP Logic Pro, Abelton Live, Spear, SoundHack
Video & Animation – Final Cut, Jitter, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dragon Stop-motion
Programming – PHP, Arduino, WordPress, HTML
Instrument Engineering – analog & digital circuit design, microcontrollers/physical computing
Performance – live electronics (custom instruments, laptop, video), trumpet & found objects
Studio/Recording/Live Sound – Mixers, Effects, Theatrical sound design, Microphone techniques

RESEARCH AND TEACHING FIELDS

Music Composition (Electronic/Acoustic)
Instrument and Controller Design
Digital Media Theory & Practice
Video, Animation and Audiovisual Composition
Sound Art & Acoustic Ecology
Programming for Sound & Image (Max/MSP/Jitter)

RELATED EMPLOYMENT

2007-10  Triangle Line, founder, sound and video production
2006-xx   Freelance Design, Sound & Motion Graphics, Various Clients
2006-07  Education Dynamics, Senior Designer, Print, Web & Interactive
2005-06  Chesky Records, Production Assistant and Session Arranger

REFERENCES AVAILABLE BY REQUEST

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