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2015 SEAMUS Conference

The conference will be held March 26 – 28, 2015 at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. The theme of the conference is “Emotion and Electroacoustic Music.” Inquiries and proposals may be directed to the Conference Hosts at seamus@music.vt.edu. We look forward to welcoming you to Blacksburg in 2015 for a celebration of recent innovations and creative achievements in electroacoustic music! Submissions have […]

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Member News

SEAMUS Member News — Summer 2015 Brian Belet’s composition Summer Phantoms: Nocturne (piano and computer-processed piano sounds) is included on Kai Schumacher’s (www.kaischumacher.com) new CD Insomnia, published June 2015 on the SWR Music/Hänssler Classic label in Germany. The CD also includes night music by George Gershwin, John Cage, George Crumb, and Bruce Stark. Schumacher has performed […]

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Laptop Orchestra Panel Discussion

“EVERYTHING about LORks has been thrilling  and disturbing. We didn’t know if anything would work at first. When it did, it was like meth; we had to try more and more dangerous and crazy things.”  —Perry Cook The laptop orchestra has established itself as a standard, yet varied and unpredictable ensemble that represents the intersection […]

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Interview with Kim Cascone

“The human being knows himself only insofar as he knows the world; he perceives the world only in himself, and himself only in the world. Every new object, clearly seen, opens up a new organ of perception in us.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Kim Cascone responds to questions posed by newsletter editor Steve Ricks and talks […]

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Member News

Elizabeth Anderson gave the avant-première of her octophonic acousmatic work Solar Winds…and Beyond at the CIME Festival 2014 at the University of North Texas on October 4, 2014. A second avant-première of Solar Winds…and Beyond took place at the X BIMESP 2014 Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil.  Following, Solar Winds was performed at the Bernoaola Festival […]