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Our annual massively multi-channel concert, Cinema for the Ears, approaches! We are tremendously excited for this year’s concert, which will be the first to use our new 72-channel sound theater at the brand new Louisiana Digital Media Center. The concert will feature multi-channel works by undergraduate students, graduate students, professors, and visiting artists. Mark your […]
EMDM graduate and undergraduate students presented this March at the national conference NSEME (National Student Electronic Music Event) held at Georgia Southern. Trey Duplantis showed his installation “Goodness Gracious” which is a version of the video game Galaga that is played by a piano. The artwork was written in the Processing programming environment. Will Conlin […]
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Born in New Orleans and raised in a number of southern locales, Trey Duplantis is Louisiana State University’s first undergraduate student in Experimental Music and Digital Media. he is interested in creating new musical interactive experiences that bridge the gap between musical performance and gameplay. He also creates fixed media works that draw inspiration from Pierre Schaeffer, Denis Smalley, and J Dill. His recordings can be found here.
Yemin Oh is a composer who is always looking for fascinating and captivating music. His main interests lie not only in acoustic music composition, but also in visual music, electro-acoustic composition and interactive multi-media work. His pieces incorporate his aesthetic aim into blending visual elements and live electronics into instrumental music. Currently he is pursuing a PhD in Experimental Music & Digital Media at Louisiana State University. Previously, he graduated Kyunghee University and University of Hartford for a B.M. and G.P.D. in music composition, and Georgia Southern University for an M.M. in music technology. His works have been selected and invited to present at several music concerts and conferences.
Zak Berkowitz is a composer, media artist, and percussionist currently pursuing his PhD in Experimental Music & Digital Media at Louisiana State University. He received his Master of Music degree in Music Technology from Georgia Southern University, where he studied primarily with Dr. John Thompson and taught audio engineering and electronic music production. He was awarded a Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance from New Mexico State University, where he studied percussion with Dr. Fred Bugbee and Dr. Ed Pias.
Zak’s work has been presented at recent festivals and conferences including the Linux Audio Conference, ICMC, Channel Noise at Georgia Southern University, the New Mexico State University Contemporary Arts Festival, and SEAMUS.