- Bachelor of Science in Music, Music technology option
- Master of Music, Intermedia music technology
- Doctor of Musical Arts in Music performance, emphasis in Performance of Data-driven Instruments
Among the courses offered are Electronic Composition, Interactive Media Performance, Sensormusik, Musical Performance Networks, Performance with Data-Driven Instruments, Digital Audio and Sound Design, and History of Electro-Acoustic Music.
The Oregon Electronic Device Orchestra (OEDO) employs all types recent technology to provide a unique performance experience for its members. Students enjoy the opportunity to learn from Guest artists like John Chowning, Chris Chafe, Jon Appleton, Allen Strange, Xiaofu Zhang, and Carla Scaletti.
Music Technology Facilities
Future Music Oregon features a suite of outstanding studios for electroacoustic and new media composition that provide powerful and high-quality environments in which students learn, create, and thrive. Studios are equipped with current software, digital mixers, and game controllers and sensor-based interfaces for technological and artistic exploration.
Student work is presented live three times each year as part of the Future Music Oregon concert series. Music technology students enjoy numerous opportunities to collaborate with students in music, dance, and digital arts.
Each summer the UO School of Music and Dance hosts students from the top music institutes in China at the Summer Academy for Computer Music. This intensive two-week workshop examines technical and artistic topics related to music composition with computers. Past participants include students from the Central Conservatory of Music, the Shenyang Conservatory of Music, the Sichuan Conservatory of Music, Peking University, and the National Academy of Chinese Theater Arts. Contact Jeffrey Stolet for more information.
Conference and Festival Appearances
Students’ creative work is presented around the country and world at festivals including the International Computer Music Conference, the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States National Conference, the Kyma International Sound Symposium, the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Musicacoustica, Electronic Music Midwest, the Música Viva Festival in Spain, the Re-New Digital Arts Festival in Denmark, and the Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival.
Minor in Audio Production
This degree provides students with a comprehensive course of study emphasizing artistic and creative skill in a variety of fields and applications, from recording, mixing, mastering, and sound reinforcement. Audio Production emphasizes the production of all types of musical content, both digital and analog, and includes all genres, for example, jazz, classical, and pop. In the pursuit of artistic excellence, Audio Production focuses on the quality of sound with regard to music’s dissemination in a variety of environments (live, print, and online formats), not simply new media environments.
Students learn to explore the artistic and technical sides of music production within the Recording Studio facilities at the University of Oregon. Directed by Lance Miller along with assistant Jasper Walton, the UO SOMD Recording Facilities provide superb quality for recording of recitals, faculty artists, student recordings, and special projects. Learn more about Audio Production coursework by reviewing our “Challenge Song” Audio Recording Techniques III course, MUS 482.
Degree requirements and courses may be found by visiting Undergraduate Degree Programs. Even if students do not minor in the Audio Production degree, the UO SOMD Recording Facilities are available for one low hourly rate. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your session.