About the minor
Create new types of musical content! Our curriculum strives to balance the development of artistic and creative skills with the mastery of the technical aspects of the discipline. Courses offered include 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.
A little more info
- Future Music Oregon, the UO’s music technology center, features a suite of outstanding studios for electroacoustic and new media composition equipped with current software, digital mixers, game controllers, and sensor-based interfaces for musical and artistic exploration.
- The Oregon Electronic Device Orchestra (OEDO) employs all types of recent technology to provide unique performance experiences for its members.
- Each summer, an intensive two-week workshop examines technical and artistic topics related to music composition with computers.
Alumni pursue various careers in the music industry, work in multimedia production and sound for video, and independently compose technologically based music.