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Professor of Music (Industry and Production)

Year Joined RCNJ: 2008

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Education:

  • B.M., Youngstown State University
  • M.M., Youngstown State University
  • D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music

Courses Offered:

  • The Business of Music
  • Advanced Business of Music
  • Marketing and Management in the Music Industry
  • DJ Culture
  • Intermediate Music Recording
  • Online Music
  • Avant Garde and Experimental Music
  • Capstone Seminar
  • Electronic and Computer Music I and II

Awards and Special Recognition:

  • New Music USA Project Grant for the creation of Fathom; Hudson River Data as Music, commissioned by Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, 2016
  • Artist residency at STEIM (Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2016
  • Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome, 2015
  • Commission grant to create The Demo with Mikel Rouse from Rockefeller Foundation MAP Fund, 2014
  • Individual Artist Grant from New York State Council on the Arts for Manitoga, a work for brass quintet and electronics, commissioned by the Russel Wright Center for Art and Design, 2014
  • Artist in residence, Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music (STEIM) Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2014
  • Thomases’ Award for significant and ongoing contributions to the development of Ramapo College, 2013
  • Fulbright Senior Specialist Roster, 2011
  • Commission to create Persephone with Ridge Theater by Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave Festival, 2010
  • Association for Independent Music awards, nominated for best electronica CD, 2003
  • Grand Clio award for sound design of Volkswagen Turbonium website, 2000

Recent Scholarly and Professional Accomplishments:

Publications/Recordings:
  • Viscera, song co-written with vocalist Mimi Goese, Amazon Music Exclusive release, 2017
  • Horizonal, album of music for Neill’s self-designed mutantrumpet with interactive computer electronics, Audiokult Recordings, Vienna, Austria, 2015
  • Songs for Persephone, music from the BAM Next Wave Festival production, collaboration with vocalist Mimi Goese, Ramseur Records, 2011
  • Night Science, solo album of music for mutantrumpet with interactive computer electronics, Thirsty Ear Recordings, 2009
  • Published article with NJIT Professor David Rothenberg in Leonardo Music Journal, MIT Press, 2010
  • Chapter in David Wojnarowicz:A Definitive History, (Semiotexte/MIT Press), conversation with Sylvere Lotringer, 2006
  • Contributor to Art in the Digital Age, Thames and Hudson, 2006
  • Chapter in Audio Culture, Readings in Modern Music, Continuum Press, 2004
  • Published article in Leonardo Music Journal, MIT Press, 2003
  • Interview with Christian Marclay, Bomb Magazine, 2003
Curating:
  • Organized River to River Festival concerts at World Financial Center Winter Garden, 2008
  • Organized Playvision series of concerts at World Financial Center gallery, 2006
Performances:
  • ITSOFOMO (In the Shadow of Forward Motion), collaboration with David Wojnarowicz, 3 performances at Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 2018
  • The Second Dream of the High Tension Stepdown Line Transformer by La Monte Young, leader/performer with LA Philharmonic, Disney Hall, Los Angeles, CA, 2018
  • S.E.M. Ensemble at Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY, 2018
  • STEIM Summer Concert with Nicolas Collins, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018
  • Sowieso, Berlin, Germany, with Nicolas Collins, 2018
  • Spectrum, Brooklyn, NY, with Nicolas Collins, 2018
  • Santa Monica College, Los Angeles, Horizonal, multimedia collaboration with artist Andy Moses, 2017
  • Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY, collaboration with Mimi Goese, 2016
  • The Towne Crier, Beacon, NY, premiere of Fathom; Hudson River Data as Music, commissioned work with Mimi Goese, 2016
  • Palace of Arts/MUPA Budapest, Hungary, Bartok 2.0, part of Contemporary Arts Festival, 2016
  • Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, Garrison, NY, performance of commissioned work MANITOGA, 2016
  • International Conference on Live Interfaces, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 2016
  • Café Oto, London, UK, 2016
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music with Mimi Goese, 2016
  • Lied Center, University of Kansas, The Demo with Mikel Rouse, 2016
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, collaboration with Mimi Goese, 2015
  • Premiere of The Demo at Bing Concert Hall, Stanford University, 2015
  • Preview performance of The Demo, Playhouse Theater, Krannert Center, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 2014
  • MOMA/PS1, Semiotext(e) 40th Anniversary event, 2014
  • Premiere of Manitoga, Russel Wright Center for Art and Design, 2014
  • Lincoln Center Rubenstein Atrium, 2011
  • Moogfest, Asheville, NC, 2011
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave Festival, 2010
  • Lincoln Center Scanners Festival, Walter Reade Theater, New York, NY, 2007
  • Festa de Serralves, Porto, Portugal, 2007
  • Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, 2007
  • Joe’s Pub, Public Theater, New York, NY 2007
  • Etnafest, Catania, Italy, 2007
  • New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conferences, 2005 University of British Columbia, Vancouver; 2006 IRCAM, Paris, France; 2009 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Scoring / Broadcast:
  • Composed and produced music for 3 national television commercials for John Hancock Investments, 2016
  • Composed and produced music for 9 national television commercials for Cadillac automobiles, 2014
  • Soundtrack for Guest of Cindy Sherman, premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2008, sponsored by Sundance Channel, screened in over 20 film festivals in 2008
  • Soundtrack for 911-911, a film by artist Mel Chin commissioned by Creative Time, premiered at Tribeca Cinemas and presented at MOMA, 2007
  • Imagining America, PBS special, ITSOFOMO excerpt, collaboration with David Wojnarowicz, 2005
  • Licensed music for ESPN TV show Tilt, 2005
  • Composer of music for Theater for a New Audience production of Coriolanus, John Jay Theater, New York, NY, 2005
  • Licensed music for NBC TV show Boomtown, 2004
Exhibitions:
  • Horizonal, multimedia collaboration with artist Andy Moses, Pascal Gallery at Ramapo College, March 2016
  • ITSOFOMO, collaboration with David Wojnarowicz, screening at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2016
  • ITSOFOMO, Grazer Kunstverain, Graz, Austria, 2015
  • ITSOFOMO, collaboration with David Wojnarowicz, Armand Hammer Museum of Art, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 2013
  • ITSOFOMO, Tate Modern Museum, London, UK, 2011
  • ITSOFOMO, Oporto, Lisbon, Portugal, 2012
  • ITSOFOMO, Station Art Museum, Houston, TX, 2010
  • ITSOFOMO, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon, 2010
  • ITSOFOMO, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York City, 2009
  • ITSOFOMO, collaboration with David Wojnarowicz, Kunsthalle Exergasse, Vienna, Austria, 2008
  • ITSOFOMO, collaboration with David Wojnarowicz, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal, 2007
  • East Village Scene, The New Museum, ITSOFOMO, collaboration with David Wojnarowicz, DVD from show, 2005
  • This Must Be the Place, Bard College gallery, Annandale, NY, Posthorn, DVD, collaboration with Bill Jones, 2005
  • Out of Silence; David Wojnarowicz, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY, ITSOFOMO, 2004
  • Sundance Festival 2004, Video Remixes, collaboration with Bill Jones
  • Terrorvision, collaboration with Bill Jones, “Life During Wartime”, Exit Art, New York
  • Nite Nite, collaboration with Bill Jones, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York,NY, 2003
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