No Extra Notes

Robert Alexander
April 25, 2010, 11:36 pm
Filed under: Composers


Robert Alexander

Born: July 6, 1984

Current Location: Brooklyn, NY



Robert Alexander received a B.A. in Performing Arts Technology and a M.A. in Media Arts from the University of Michigan School of Music.  He has composed electroacoustic music for over 12 years, and his music has premiered at such venues as the Sync Digital Arts Festival, and the Threshold Electroacoustic music festival.   He is currently freelancing and composing in New York City.  His work with space-data sonification has recently gained international attention with NPR coverage on the Living on Earth program.  He is a member of the Noteworks software development team, which recently released a public Beta.  He served as a computer music instructor at the Interlochen Youth Arts camp during the summer of 09′.  He was a winner of the 2008 New Music on the Block Competition, with his composition subsequently released on iTunes.  He functioned as the Senior Programmer for the Digital Music Ensemble’s performance of Stockhausen’s Helikopter Streichquartett.  In Fall 2008 he received a Rackham Travel Grant for a performance at the IMAAKO International Electroacoustic Music Festival in Santiago Chile.  He worked as a techno-artistic contributor to Virgil Moorefield’s Five Ideas About the Relation of Sight and Sound, in which he performed at the DIA Theater in an opening event for the Detroit Electronic Music Festival.  His M.A. thesis marked the world premier of a new style of creative composition, integrating live dance, video projection, a string quartet, and advanced real-time audio processing in a 6-camera film shoot.  This performance included the worlds first constantly accelerating string quartet which was composed utilizing the Noteworks software platform.

Music © 2010 Robert Alexander

Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of No Extra Notes

Theme Music composed by Sarah Horick

Podcast © 2010 No Extra Notes

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