Ferociously Interactive Media

CV

Education | Employment | Honors
Workshops & Residencies | Performances | Publications
Lectures & Panel Discussions | Activities | Professional Service
Review Committees & Session Chairing | Professional Affiliations

Education

University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music 2007
DMA in Music Composition, cognates in Electronic Music and Arts Administration

State University of New York at Buffalo 1999
Non-matriculating student in Music Composition

Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University 2001
MM in Computer Music Composition

Goucher College 1996
BA in Computer Music and Theory & Composition


Employment

Stony Brook University 8.07-Present
Assistant Professor: Teach private composition students and classes in music department. Co-Director of Computer Music and core faculty of the consortium for digital arts, culture and technology. Member of equipment and acquisitions and concert committees. In charge of 4 studio TA’s.

Electronic Arts 3.06-8.06
Consultant: Developed interactive prototypes for video games in Max/MSP/Jitter and PD.

Paul Kivel 3.06-7.07
Consultant: Webmaster and publicist for non-violence educator.

Cycling’74 4.05-1.07
Consultant: Develop curricula and teach Max/MSP/Jitter workshops to professors and students.

Livingston Sound 6.04-Present
Audio Engineer: Programmer and artistic collaborator for public sound art projects.

University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music 9.01-6.04
GA: Instructor of MIDI for Musicians and Introduction to Computer Music, department webmaster, systems administrator, concert production manager.

Peabody Computer Music Department 9.96-12.98
GA: Assistant and substitute teacher to computer music classes. Open-house coordinator. Designed and implemented databases for archives, hardware, and software. Webmaster and archivist.


Honors

Ruth Anderson Prize: International Alliance of Women in Music 6.09

Creative Connections: Meet the Composer 8.08

Globalization Grant: Meet The Composer 6.07

Commission for Trio Metrik: Beam Foundation 5.07

Presser Award: University of Cincinnati 8.04

First Prize in “Sound with Eyes Open” category IDEAS Festival 4.04

First Prize in Avant Garde Remis Competition, SEAMUS 3.04

Globalization Grant: University of Cincinnati 6.03


Workshops & Residencies

Atlantic Center for The Arts        6.09-7.09
Three-week long residency with Mark Applebaum.

Atlantic Center for The Arts 5.08-6.08
Three-week long residency with George Lewis.

STEIM 5.07
A week-long residency in Amsterdam to develop a new work for Kinesthetech Sense.

Deep Listening Retreat 7.05, 7.06, 7.07, 7.08, 8.09
A week-long deep listening intensive with Pauline Oliveros, Ione, and Heloise Gold.

SiNordic Arts Space, China 8.04
Artist-in-Residence with an emphasis on multidisciplinary research & performance.

UPBEAT Hvar, Croatia 7.03
Composition practicum, lectures, master classes,workshops with Bartok String Quartet.

Sidney Kahn Summer Institute at the Kitchen, NY 6.03
An intensive course investigating technology as a language for collaboration and creativity.

Select Performances

Electric Cello, Improvisation with Video Savant: Notacon: Cleveland, OH

Electric Cello, The Metaphysics of Notation by Mark Applebaum. Stanford Art Gallery, Palo Alto, CA 4.09

Lemur: Ah(void): By-Coastal: Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY 4.09

Electric Cello, Azrahah: International Society of Improvised Music: Denver, CO 12.08

Lemur: Ah(void): NWEAMO: New York, New York 11.08

Soprano, Eye of the Sibyl: NWEAMO: Miami, FL 10.08

Electric Cello, The Color of Waiting: International Computer Music Conference: Belfast Ireland 9.08

Lemur, Theater of the Body, University of Wisconsin International Dance Festival: Madison, WI 6.08

Electric Cello: Sema by Sarah Weaver  Quiet Music Festival: Cork, Ireland 6.08

Electric Cello, The Color of Waiting: NIME: Genova, Italy 6.08

Lemur: Ellen Colcord Visuals with Combo Nuvo and NYU Jazz Orchestra: Jazz Peru: Lima, Peru 3.08

Soprano: Eye of the Sibyl: NWEAMO: Mexico City, Mexico & Portland, OR 9.05

Soprano: Eye of the Sibyl: Feminist Theory and Music: New York, NY 6.05

Electric Cello: “Perception3” by Roz Fulton Dance USA Winter Forum: Los Angeles, CA 4.05

Cello:  Music for Cello Computer by Cort Lippe: FEMF: Gainesville, FL 4.05

Cello: Beat Patterns, Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Art: Minneapolis, MN 2.04

Cello: Beat Patterns, Electric Rainbow Coalition:  Dartmouth, NH 8.03

Cello: Afterimages No. 2 for cello and Max.MSP by Ron Parks. FEMF: Gainesville, FL 4.00

Lectures & Panel Discussions

 

“PR” indicates peer review, “I” indicates invited

2012

Sonification of Nano-Structures (PR)
International Conference of Auditory Display: Atlanta, GA 6.12

Ferociously Interactive Media: Collaborations with Scientists (I)
Penn State University: State College, PA 4.12

The Data Sensorium: A Collaboration between Stony Brook University & Brookhaven Labs
Music, Mind and Invention: Ewing, NJ 4.12

Ferociously Interactive Media: Collaborations with Scientists (I)
San Diego State University: San Diego, PA 4.12

Ferociously Interactive Media: Collaborations with Scientists (I)
Oklahoma State University: Norman, OK 2.12

2011

Sonifying Nano-Structures (I)
Center for Dynamic Data Analytics: Rutgers University, NJ 11.11

Ferociously Interactive Media: Collaborations with Scientists (I)
Birmingham University: Birmingham, UK 11.11

Ferociously Interactive Media: Collaborations with Scientists (I)
DeMontfort University: Leicester, UK 11.11

Sonifying Nano-Stuctures (PR)
Sound and Vision Conference: Bath, UK 10.11

Interactive Machine Learning in Music Composition and Performance (I)
Louisiana State University: Baton Rouge, LA 4.11

2010

Hexcode: an Experiment in Process and Interaction (I)
Dorkbot: New York, NY 11.10

“Dodge’s In Celebration: The Composition and Its Analysis” (PR)
Electro-Acoustic Music Studies Network Conference: Shanghai, China 6.10

“Constructing an Personalizable Gesture-RecognizerInfrastructure for the K-Bow” (PR)
International Conference on Music and Gesture: Montreal, Canada 3.10

Developing Gesture Recognition for the K-BOW, (I)
Tufts University: Medford, MA 2.10

Using Machine Learning with the K-BOW (I)
Presentation to Computer Science Multimedia Class: Stony Brook, NY 2.10

2009

“Interface Design in Max/MSP” (I)
Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University: Baltimore, MD 11.09

“Ferociously Interactive Media: A Collaboration in Form and Technology” (I)
Goucher College: Towson, MD 11.09

“Neo-Futurist Sound: Re-embodying Noise” (PR)
Futurism: Impact and Legacy International Conference: Florence, Italy 10.09

Round Table Discussion on Increasing the Audience for Computer Music (I)
Electro-Acoustic Music Studies Network Conference: Buenos Aires, Argentina 6.09

“Ferociously Interactive Media: A Collaboration in Form and Technology with the K-Bow (I)
Notacon: Cleveland, OH 4.09

“Ferociously Interactive Media: A Collaboration in Form and Technology (I)
Stanford University: Palo Alto, CA 4.09

“Dance, Media, Technology.” (I)
Presentation to Computer Science Multimedia Class: Stony Brook University, NY 2.09

2008

“Art-making with Interactive Computer Technology.” Workshop (PR) Technology in the Arts Conference: Pittsburgh, PA 10.08

Scoring “The Color Of Waiting” An Interactive, Multimedia Semi-Improvised Performance Work (PR)
International Computer Music Conference: Belfast, Ireland 8.08

The Making of Theater of the Body – Post Concert Lecture (PR)
Me•Di•Ate Festival: San Francisco, CA 8.08

Sustainability of Performing with Technology  (PR)
International Symposium on Electronic Art: Singapore  7.08

Notating an Interactive Multimedia Work (PR)
NIME: Genova, Italy 6.08

Sustainability of Art and Technology (PR)
Electro-Acoustic Music Studies Network: Paris, France 6.08

Keynote address “Transcoding The Theater Of The Body Through Technology And Aesthetics” (I)
Artificial Reproduction Technologies Conference: New York, NY   4.08

2007

Careers in computer music lecture (I)
New York University: New York, NY 11.07

Dance, Media, Technology Lecutre (I)
Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras: Morelia, Mexico 10.07

Dance, Media, Technology Lecture (I)
University of Arizona: Tucson, AZ 4.07

Two-day Workshop on Max/MSP/Jitter (I)
Cleveland Institute of the Arts: Cleveland, OH 3.07

Music Business and Audio Production (I)
Minnesota School of Business: Minneapolis, MN 2.07

2006

Dance, Media, Technology Lecture  (PR)
Bellingham Eelectronic Arts Festival: Bellingham, WA 12.06

To Be: The Music of Johanna Magdelena Beyer (PR)
Interntational Computer Music Conference, New Orleans: LA 11.06

2005

Moderator for panel “Tracing Change, Women in Computer Music.” (PR)
International Computer  Music Conference: Barcelona, Spain 9.05

Panelist “Tracing Change, Women in Computer Music.” (I)
Feminist Theory and Music: New York, NY 6.05

To Be: The Music of Johanna Magdalena Beyer (PR)
Athena Music Festival: Murray, KY 3.05

Panelist on “The Polarized Composer” (I)
SPARK Festival of Electronic Music and Art: Minneapolis, MN 2.05

2004

Panelist on “Expanding the Audience for Computer Music.”  (I)
International Computer Music Conference: Miami, FL 11.04

(ccm)2 studio report (PR)
International Computer Music Conference: Miami, FL 11.04

Performasites: Performed Installations (PR)
NWEAMO: San Diego, CA 10.04

Anticipating Interactivity: Henry Cowell and the Rhythmicon (PR)
Interactive Media Forum: Miami, OH 10.04

Beat Patterns (PR)
SPARK Festival of Electronic Music and Art: Minneapolis, MN 2.04

2003 and Before

Telemusic #2 Max/MSP programmer and demo coordinator for Randall Packer (PR)
Music Without Walls, Music Without Instruments?: Leicester, England 6.01

Fault Tolerance in Interactive Music Max/MSP programmer for J. P. Young (PR)
SEAMUS: Iowa City, IA 3.01

The Notation of Interactive Music: Limitations & Solutions (PR)
Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival: Gainesville, FL 4.00

The Notation of Interactive Music: Limitations & Solutions (PR)
International Computer Music Conference: Beijing, China 10.99

Activities

black swan 12.08-Present
Cellist and singer in electronica folk band

Strange Paradox 11.08-Present
Cellist in multimedia duet

WEAVE 6.08-Present
Cellist in ensemble which uses structured improvisation forms such as the gestural language Soundpainting and attention strategies of Deep Listening.

Kinesthetech Sense 6.06-Present
Musical Director for a performing arts company working with interactive technologies.

San Francisco Tango Orchestra 5.05-7.05
Cellist in traditional tango orchestra. Repertoire by Piazzola, Troilo, and di Sarli.

Girls in Science 10.04-3.05
Volunteered to teach 6th – 12th grade girls computer music techniques and practices.

NeXT Ens. 9.03-3.07
Performance Technologist for contemporary music ensemble dedicated to the performance of electro-acoustic music. Performances at EMM, Third Practice, SPARK, Ball State’s New Music Festival, FEMS, and SEAMUS. Lecture/performances at University of Illinois and St Cloud State. Ensemble-in-Residence at UVA, UMN  and ICMC 2006.

Professional Service

Beam Foundation 7.06-Present
Production Manager: Organize tours and performances for Trio Metrik. Board Member.

2003 International Computer Music Conference 6.03-10.03
Production Manager: Participated in all aspects of running a week-long conference on music and technology: coordinated paper presentations and performances of over 100 pieces with technology.

Cambridge University Press Organised Sound 9.03-Present
Editor: curated paper and jury selection for four volumes as a guest editor. Board member.

International Computer Music Association 1.03-Present
At-Large Director, Array Editor: Voting member of the Board, responsible for the content, editing, publication and distribution of the Association’s journal, Array.

Member, Editorial Group, EMF Institute, Electronic Music Foundation 12.06-Present
Work to provide public access to the innovative work of electronic music pioneers, past and present, as essential facets of our cultural history.

New West Electronic Art and Music Organization 1.05-Present
Work to provide public access to the innovative work of electronic music pioneers, past and present, as essential facets of our cultural history.

International Computer Music Conference 11.04
Created and curated Off-ICMC.

Review Committees and Session Chairing

International Computer Music Conference, 2012 Chair of Best Paper Award Committee

International Conference on Auditory Displays, 2012 Paper Panel

New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference, 2012 Performance Panel

Electronic Music Studies Network Conference, 2012 Paper Panel

International Computer Music Conference, 2011, Aesthetics Session Chair

International Computer Music Conference, 2011 Music Jury

New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference, 2011 Performance Panel

New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference, 2010 Paper Panel

Electroacoustic Music Studies Network Conference, 2010 Review Committee

New Interfaces For Musical Expression Conference, 2009 Mobile Media Session Chair

International Computer Music Conference, 2009 Music Jury

New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference, 2009 Paper Panel

Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United State Conference, 2009 Music Jury

International Computer Music Conference, 2008 Paper Panel

New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference 2008 Paper Panel

Conference Chairing

Electronic Music Studies Network Conference, 2011 Conference Co-Chair

International Computer Music Conference, 2010 Conference Co-Chair

Affiliations

AMC, The American Music Center

ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers

EMF, Electronic Music Foundation

ICMA, International Computer Music Association

IAWM, International Alliance for Women in Music

ISIM, International Society for Improvised Music

SEAMUS, Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States

Sonic Arts Network