Chi (Iris) Wang

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ProTem Instructor
Music Technology
77 Frohnmayer Music Bldg.
D.M.A. at the University of Oregon in the Performance of Data-driven Instruments
M.Mus. in Intermedia Music Technology from the University of Oregon
B.E. in Electronic Engineering focusing on architecture acoustic and psychoacoustics from Ocean University of China

Dr. Chi Wang is a composer and performer. Her research and compositional interests include sound design, data-driven instruments creation, and musical composition and performance. Chi’s compositions have been performed internationally including presentations at the International Computer Music Conference (2015-18), Musicacoustica–Beijing (2011-17), the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States national conferences (2015, 2017, 2018), the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (2017), Kyma International Sound Symposia (2012-16, 2018), Future Music Oregon Concerts (2009-11, 2014-18), Portland Biennial of Contemporary Art (2016), I. Paderewski Conservatory of Music in Poland (2015), International Confederation of Electro-Acoustic Music (2014), and WOCMAT in Taiwan (2013). Chi is also actively serving as a judge for international electronic music competitions including Musicacostica—Beijing (2014-16), Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States national conferences (2017-18). Chi is also an active translator for electronic music related books. She was the first translator for Electronic Music Interactive (simplified Chinese) and for the first book about Kyma, Kyma and the SumOfSines Disco Club, available as Kyma Xitong Shiyong Jiqiao and published by Southwest China Normal University Press.