Wednesday, October 15, 2008

7 p.m. at the Georgia Tech Music Department (Couch Building room 207)

Directions are here.

Featured speaker:

Michael Klingbeil, Lecturer, Department of Music, Yale University, and developer of SPEAR.

Michael Klingbeil holds a BM from Oberlin Conservatory of Music (TIMARA program), a BA in Computer Science from Oberlin College, and an MM in composition from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. He is currently completing a DMA in composition at Columbia University. His principal teachers are Tristan Murail, Heinrich Taube, Gary Lee Nelson, P.Q. Phan and James Beauchamp. His works have been played in both the U.S. and Europe by ensembles including the Columbia Composers Ensemble, University of Illinois New Music Ensemble, the Orchestre Lyrique de RĂ©gion Avignon-Provence, the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, the Minnesota Orchestra, and the Argento Chamber Ensemble. Recent awards include a First Music chamber music commission from the New York Youth Symphony, finalist recognition from the Concorso Internazionale "Luigi Russolo," and an ASCAP Morton Gould Composer Award. His work is recorded on the ICMC label. In addition to musical activities, he was a computer science research fellow at the University of Iowa, and has earned industry awards for computer software development. He is actively involved in computer music research in both the academic and commercial fields and has developed novel software for audio analysis and resynthesis.

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