This evening of digital music and performance will include Richard Karpen, DXARTS professor and director of the School of Music, performing his new piece "Human Subject", for Disklavier controlled via EEG and EMG. For the second piece in the program Karpen will be joined by School of Music professor emeritus Stuart Dempster and Juan Pampin, professor and director of DXARTS. This piece, called “Cisternization”, is an improvisation for piano, trombone and live electronics using the virtual acoustics of the Dan Harpole Cistern at Fort Worden State Park. Closing the program is “Hemispheres” by Juan Pampin, a piece for EEG and 3D sound projection, with Stuart Dempster as performer.
The University of Washington School of Music and the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) co-sponsor the Music of Today concert series featuring groundbreaking modern classics and new works by faculty and guest composers.