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PARALLEL NOISE CONSTRUCTION at NYC Electroacoustic Improvisation Summit

  • NYC College of Technology, Voorhees Theater 186 JAY STREET Brooklyn, NY United States (map)

Inaugural NYC EIS concert program will take place at 6:00 PM on Saturday, February 27th at the New York City College of Technology's Voorhees Theater, at 186 Jay Street in Brooklyn map ]. Admission is free.

Parallel Noise Construction Since 2009, I have applied the process of articulated noise to instrumental improvisation. This is implemented with Max patches on multiple computers connected on a local WiFi network, which generate correlated random instructions for each instrumentalist. The resulting noise-guided improvisation sequence is different for each performance. Parallel Noise Construction takes this process one step further by randomly generating both the instructions for instrumental improvisation and a randomly organized DSP configuration for each violinist.


Pauline Kim Harris from STRING NOISE and guest violinist, composer ERIC LYON.

The New York City Electroacoustic Improvisation Summit is an evening concert event featuring music by artists focused on the integration of music improvisation and real-time computer performance systems. NYC EIS 2016 is made possible by faculty, staff, and students in the Emerging Media and Entertainment Technology programs at CUNY's New York City College of Technology, in collaboration with Theatreworks, the resident production company at New York City College of Technology. Founded in 1974, Theatreworks has been recognized in media and theater circles for its commitment to professionalism in performance, technology, and the advancement of multicultural casting and crews in plays, videos, concerts, dance, and other performance events.