David Rosenboom


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Artist, Author, Composer, Performer, Educator, _Director, and _Professor

Bio:


  • ISEA1997

    David Rosenboom, USA (b. 1947), composer, performer, conduc­tor, interdisciplinary artist, author and educator, has explored ideas in his work about the spontaneous evolu­tion of forms, languages for improvisation, new techniques and notation for ensembles, cross-cultural collaborations, performance art, computer music systems, interactive multi-media, compositional algorithms, and extended musical interface with the human nervous system since the 1960’s. Known as a pioneer in American experimental music, Rosenboom has been Dean of the School of Music, Co-Director of the Center for Experiments in Art, Information and Technology, and Conductor of the New Century Players at the California Institute of the Arts since 1990. During the 1980’s he was Darius Milhaud Professor, Head of the Music Department and Director of the Center for Contemporary Music at Mills College. lie studied at the University of Illinois, where he was awarded the George A. Miller Professorship in 1995, and has worked in many inno­vative institutions, such as the Center for Creative and Performing Arts at SUNY Buffalo, New York’s Electric Circus, York University in Toronto, New York University, Banff Center for the Arts, Simon Fraser University, Aesthetic Research Centre of Canada, San Francisco Art Institute, and California College of Arts and Crafts.

     

     


Current Location:


  • Oakland, California, US

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