The workshop will include presentations (three in off-site field trips) by musicians with wide-ranging knowledge in tuning, acoustics, engineering, composition, and instrument building.
Thursday, Aug 8
3pm - William Sethares on site
Friday, Aug 9
3pm - Brian Baumbusch & Keenan Pepper LBE studio
Saturday, Aug 10
1pm - Daniel Yasmin The Crucible
3pm - Paul Dresher & Daniel Schmidt PDE studios
Thursday, August 8 at 3:00pm
Location: on site
Music theorist, electrical and computer engineer, and professor at the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bill is also the author of Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale, a groundbreaking book that includes a theory on the origins of Indonesian tuning systems.
Friday, August 9 at 2:30pm
Location: Lightbulb Ensemble studio
Brian is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, teacher, instrument builder, and founder of the Lightbulb Ensemble.
Saturday, August 10 at 3:00pm
Location: Paul Dresher Ensemble Studio
Paul’s many projects and collaborations have spanned experimental theater, contemporary opera, acoustic and electronic chamber music, orchestra, dance scores, and musical instrument invention.
Daniel Schmidt has worked in instrument design and building, electronic music, mixed media, theater, and composition for traditional (Javanese) and American Gamelan, in which he has been a key figure for several decades.