• Thursday January 16, 12:30 pm: Software for Music Analysis – new computer tools for the analysis of electronic and instrumental music
• Tuesday January 21, 12:30 pm: Electroacoustic Music in France – significant works in the development of electronic and computer music
• Tuesday January 21, 3:30 pm: Marc Battier: Recent Works – the composer explains his own music involving digital audio processing
• Thursday January 23, 2:00 pm: Computer Music with Asian Instruments – on the challenges of combining traditional Asian instruments with computers
All lectures will take place in Room 216 of the Music and Media Building. The events are free and open to the public.
Dr. Marc Battier is a composer and musicologist specializing in the history and aesthetics of electroacoustic music. He is Professor of Music and Musicology at the University of Paris-Sorbonne, and is a frequent guest lecturer and guest composer worldwide. He is the director of the Sorbonne’s research group in Musicology, Informatics, and New Technologies (MINT) and of the international Electroacoustic Music Studies Asia Network (EMSAN).
The Gassmann Electronic Music Studio in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine provides an annual series of free of concerts, lectures, panels, and workshops focusing on music and computers. For more information visit http://music.arts.uci.edu/dobrian/gemseries/ or phone (949) 824-7288.