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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:

  • Best in Show award and cash prize for Chaotica, multimedia collaboration with artist Carl Van Brunt. Digital Graffiti exhibition, Alys Beach, Florida, 2021. Smithsonian Magazine named Digital Graffiti one of top five immersive art experiences in the world.
  • Artist-in-Residence, Nokia Bell Labs Experiments in Art and Technology program, 2019-21
  • Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome, 2015, 2018
  • 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
  • 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
  • Commission to create Persephone with Ridge Theater by Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave Festival, 2010

Recent Scholarly and Professional Accomplishments

Conference Presentations:

  • IRCAM Forum Montreal at McGill University, Fantini Futuro: Spatial Trajectories and Interactions, 2021
  • International Conference on Audio Display (ICAD), Fathom; Hudson River Data as Music, 2021

Publications/Recordings:

  • “Channels of Diffusion,” article in peer reviewed journal ECHO; A Journal of Music, Thought, and Technology, Orpheus Institute, Ghent, Belgium
  • Trove, 100 track album recorded during Covid pandemic, Blue Math Music, 2020-21
  • Life You Are, collaboration with Mimi Goese, Blue Math Music, 2021
  • Viscera, song co-written with vocalist Mimi Goese, Amazon Music Exclusive release, 2017
  • Horizonal, album for 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

Performances:

  • ITSOFOMO, Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California, 2019
  • Fathom; Hudson River Data as Music, International Computer Music Conference 2019, New York University, New York, NY
  • Fantini Futuro, world premiere, Roulette Intermedium, Brooklyn, NY, 2019
  • Big Ears Festival 2019, Knoxville, TN
  • Artist residency at STEIM (Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2016, 2018
  • ITSOFOMO (In the Shadow of Forward Motion), collaboration with David Wojnarowicz, 3 performances at Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 2018; 2 performances at Kunst Werke Institute, Berlin, Germany, 2019
  • 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

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

Exhibitions/screenings:

  • ITSOFOMO, collaboration with David Wojnarowicz, KW Art Institute, Berlin, Germany, 2019
  • Horizonal, multimedia collaboration with artist Andy Moses, Pascal Gallery at Ramapo College, March 2016
  • ITSOFOMO, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2016
  • ITSOFOMO, Grazer Kunstverain, Graz, Austria, 2015
  • ITSOFOMO, 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
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