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Juan Pampin, Percussion Cycle

Juan Pampin’s Percussion Cycle for percussion instruments and electronic sounds, performed by the renowned Les Percussions de Strasbourg, is comprised of four pieces: ‘Métal Hurlant’, ‘Toco Madera’, ‘Skin Heads’ and ‘On Space’. Each piece relates to the base material of the instruments used and is the result of an exploration of the timbral qualities of the material elements responsible for the production of sound: metals, wood, and skins.

Marcin Paczkowski

UW Perspectives magazine has featured DXARTS Ph.D. student Marcin Pączkowski in the article by Nancy Joseph "A Marriage of Music and Motion". 

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the University of Washington a three-year, $750,000 grant to support guest artists in developing new works, and to better integrate arts disciplines into the broader university curriculum.

DXARTS Minor and School of Drama senior David Borning’s design team awarded first place in the 2016 Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations Design Competition.

San Francisco Tape Music Festival

Friday, January 8th, 2016 | The San Francisco Tape Music Festival 

Joseph Anderson's Ambisonic holographic sound work Mpingo to be performed at the San Francisco Tape Music Festival.  Mpingo was created with the Ambisonic Toolkit, a creative toolset for spatial composition.