Peabody Computer Music Welcomes Norah Lorway Reply

Norah LorwayComposer, pianist, live coding laptop performer, and artificial intelligence researcher Norah Lorway will join the Computer Music faculty of the Peabody Conservatory as Visiting Assistant Professor in the fall of 2021. Lorway is an active performer of live coding laptop music (i.e. writing music with computer code in real time), is known for her work in the international algorave music scene, and has been heralded by press such as MixMag as being “a pioneer” in live coding. More…

Matthew Sullivan Sound Editor on Academy Award Winning Film Reply

Matthew Sullivan (BM ‘17, Recording Arts, Computer Music) was the Sound Editor for “Colette,” a film that recently won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject. It was the first film produced by a video game studio to be nominated for or win an Academy Award.

Bijan Olia Premieres New Piece Reply

04_Bijan-Olia_FF-ComposerBijan Olia (BM ’11, MM ’12, Computer Music) premiered his piece Streicher, Tasti et Bizarreries for piano quartet, melodica, and toy piano at the Theatricum Botanicum alongside pieces by Danny Elfman, Harry Gregson-Williams, and Michael A. Levine on September 28 in a concert presented by Composer Collective. The venue, in Topanga, Calif., is outside, providing a unique performance experience for Olia’s piece.