GASSMANN ELECTRONIC MUSIC SERIES
2013 - 2014

Jaroslaw Kapuscinski
Jaroslaw Kapuscinski

Gassmann Electronic Music Seies

Nicolas Verin
Nicolas Vérin

Synthesizers Live!
Synthesizers Live!

Marc Battier
Marc Battier

Instrumented Bodies
Instrumented Bodies

Shackle
Shackle

Interactive Instrumentation
Interactive Instrumentation

ICIT Student Concert
ICIT Student Concert

 


  FALL:  

  10/17/13  

  10/22/13  

  WINTER:  

  01/15/14  

  01/16/14  

  02/17/14  

  SPRING:  

  04/15/14  

  04/25/14  

  05/14/14  


 

FALL 2013

 


 


Thursday October 17, 2013

Juicy
A concert by Jaroslaw Kapuscinski

Juicy

Winifred Smith Hall, UCI
8:00 pm, Free

Pianist, composer, and media artist Jaroslaw Kapuscinski performs his intimate works for piano and interactive video.

Also...

"From Gamelan to Gagaku: Time, Motion, Intermedia"
A lecture presentation by Jaroslaw Kapuscinski
Music and Media Building, Room 116
2:00 pm, Free

After childhood years spent in Indonesia and family travels to surrounding countries, Asian culture became as much a part of Jaroslaw Kapuscinski's creative identity as did his later studies in Europe and North America. In this talk he will define and trace the interactions of Asian and Western influences in his work in intermedia.

 


 


Tuesday October 22, 2013

Voyage in Space and Time
A concert of music by Nicolas Vérin

Nicolas Verin

Music and Media Building, Room 218
8:00 pm, Free

A concert of five works by the French composer Nicolas Vérin, using the electroacoustic medium for its infinite sonic palette, its spatial flexibility, and its poetic power of evocation.

Also...

Creative Practices Seminar:
A lecture presentation by Nicolas Vérin
Music and Media Building, Room 316
5:00 pm, Free

Composer Nicolas Vérin discusses the conceptual themes that interest him: passage of time, scales of time, sound in space, immersion, daydreams, and associations.

 


 

WINTER 2014

 


 


Wednesday January 15, 2014

Synthesizers Live!
A concert of live electronic chamber music

Synthesizers Live!

Winifred Smith Hall, UCI
8:00 pm, Free

UCI Music students perform their original compositions and arrangements for "electronic chamber ensemble" of synthesizers and electronic sound processors. The Gassmann Studio's collection of synthesizers from the past few decades is brought out of the studio and performed live onstage.

 


 


Thursday January 16, 2014

Software for Music Analysis
Marc Battier

Music and Media Building, Room 216
12:30 pm, Free

Electronic and computer music expert Marc Battier presents new computer tools - iAnalyse and EAnalysis - for the analysis of electronic music as well as instrumental music.

 


 

Tuesday January 21, 2014
Electroacoustic Music in France
Music and Media Building, Room 216
12:30 pm, Free

Professor Marc Battier of the Université de Paris-Sorbonne discusses some significant works in the development of electronic and computer music in France.

 


 

Tuesday January 21, 2014
Marc Battier: Recent Works
Music and Media Building, Room 216
3:30 pm, Free

Composer Marc Battier presents and discusses some of his own recent musical works involving digital audio processing.

 


 

Thursday January 23, 2014
Computer Music with Asian Instruments
Music and Media Building, Room 216
2:00 pm, Free

Visiting professor Marc Battier and UCI professor Christopher Dobrian discuss some specific musical challenges (and rewards) in works that combine traditional Asian instruments with computers.

 


 


Tuesday February 18 through Thursday February 20, 2014

Instrumented Bodies
Instrumented Bodies

Visiting researchers Marcelo Wanderley and Ian Hattwick from the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT) at McGill University present a series of lectures on digital music instruments, notably their remarkable new wearable prosthetic instruments for dancer-controlled music.

All events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday February 18, 12:30-1:50 pm, Contemporary Arts Center, Colloquium Room 3201: Performable digital musical instruments (DMIs) -- Wii, Kinect, and DIY innovations.

Tuesday February 18, 3:30-4:50 pm, Music and Media Building, REALab Room 216: Current research projects in music technology at McGill University.

Wednesday February 19, 1:30-3:20 pm, Contemporary Arts Center, Mechatronics Seminar Room G030: Design of the gestes ("Instrumented Bodies") instruments, and the use of digital fabrication techniques during their construction.

Wednesday February 19, 6:00-7:20 pm, Music and Media Building, REALab Room 216: Programming for digital instrument performance using Max.

Thursday February 20, 12:30-1:50pm, Music and Media Building, REALab Room 216: Case studies in computer music composition.

Thursday February 20, 3:30-4:50 pm, William J. Gillespie Performance Studios, Dance Studio 1140: Workshop with dancers using the gestes instruments; exploring choreography of new gestures for generating sound.

 


 

SPRING 2014

 


 


Tuesday April 15, 2014

Shackle
Music for Flute and Electronics

Shackle

Music and Media Building, Room 218
8:00 pm, Free

Shackle is Anne LaBerge on flute and electronics and Deckard on laptop-instrument. Their aim is to explicitly and subtly exploit shackling in both concept and material.

Also...

"Coupling three"
A lecture presentation by Shackle
Music and Media Building, Room 218
5:00 pm, Free

At the heart of the Shackle performance is a digital cueing system, both prodding and reactive, which suggests musical directions and textures to the two live performers. La Berge and Deckard will discuss the nuts and bolts of this cueing system that operates as an interactive third member of their ensemble.

 


 


Friday April 25, 2014

Interactive Instrumentation
Contemporary Works for Piano and Electronics

Interactive Instrumentation

Winifred Smith Hall, UCI
8:00 pm, Free

Members of the faculty in the graduate program in Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology (ICIT) perform a concert of new works combining instruments with custom interactive computer systems.

 


 


Wednesday May 14, 2014

ICIT Student Concert
New music works by students of the UCI Music Department's innovative MFA program

ICIT Student Concert

Winifred Smith Hall
8:00 pm, Free

The sixth annual concert presenting original new works by first-year MFA students in Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology (ICIT) in the UCI Music Department.

 


 

This page was last modified on February 14, 2014.
Christopher Dobrian
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