bio

I love words and music. As a poet I have recently been engaging the ideas and inspiration of theopoetics. My interests in music composition are eclectic and wide ranging. They include: simplicity, baroque organology, artificial intelligence, psychoacoustics, improvisation, electro-acoustic music, digital luthiery, tuning theory & temperaments, and art song. I also love to play the guitar and sing old folky hymn tunes.

I hold a PhD in music with an emphasis in new media from UC Berkeley. I have studied composition with Edmund CampionJorge LidermanCindy CoxJosh LevineCarlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, and Ron Caltabiano. I have also studied psychoacoustics and computer music with David Wessel, improvisation with Myra Melford, and classical voice with David Gordon.

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