Member Profile: Steven Kemper
Steven Kemper creates music for acoustic instruments, instruments and computers, musical robots, dance, video, and networked systems. His compositions have been performed by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, NOW ensemble, and the Grupo Sax-Ensemble, and presented at SMC, ICMC, SEAMUS, SIGCHI, 12 Nights, Third Practice Festival, Pixilerations, American Composers Alliance Festival of American Music, and the Seoul International Computer Music Festival. In 2010, he won the International Computer Music Association 2010 Student Award for Best Submission for Shadows no. 5, part of a collaborative series of pieces for belly dance, electroacoustic music, and RAKS System. Steven received a Ph.D. in composition and computer technologies from the University of Virginia, an M.M. in composition from Bowling Green State University and a B.A. in music from Bowdoin College. Steven is currently Assistant Professor of Music Technology in the Music Department at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.