Events Archive

Saturday, April 28, 2018
For the Daughters of Harlem: Working in Sound (April 28, 2018) invites girls and young women of color to take part in a day-long workshop at...
Exhibition exterior view
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
The Music & Arts Library is currently presenting an exhibition curated by composer and improviser Lucie Vítková on graphic scores.
Music and Arts Library, Columbia University, Dodge Hall, 7th Floor
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 3:00pm to Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
Exhibition Opening: Saturday, April 21, 2018, 3–6 pm Exhibition: April 22–May 20  For more info see the Wallach Art Gallery Website: [HERE]
Saturday, April 7, 2018
MFA SOUND ART 2018 First Year Exhibition
1050 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 7:00pm
The New York Transduction Festival, Vol. 2Saturday March 31, 2018 @ 7:00 PMComputer Music Center, Columbia University632 W. 125th StreetFREE Admission
Prentis Hall, 632 W. 125th Street, New York, NY 10027
Ambient Church: Ellen Arkbro,  Deradoorian,  Qasim Naqvi,  Lemon Guo
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 7:00pm
Ambient Church is a nomadic experiential event series dedicated to working with artists to bring new ecologies to architecturally unique spaces through audio visual performance. 
First Unitarian Congregational Society 119-121 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Luke Dubois (artists using data):  Sex, Lies, and Data Mining
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 10:30am
Stemming from his investigations of “time-lapse phonography,” Dubois' work is a sonic and encyclopedic relative to time-lapse photography.
Prentis Hall room 101, 632 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027
"Four Simultaneous Soloists" at Pioneer Works
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 7:00pm
Miya Masaoka will be performing as one of the "Four Simultaneous Soloists".
Gene Kogan: “Machine Learning In the Composer's Future Toolkit”
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:30am
In this talk, Kogan reviews the evolving application of machine learning to computational and new media art, with an emphasis on audio, demonstrating how new approaches to software can...
Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 6:00pm
Columbia University internist and cell biologist Howard Worman –once a student in Roland Hoffmann’s physical chemistry course – will tell us about his studies of the membranes that surround...
The Cornelia Street Café 29 Cornelia Street New York, NY 10014
Artists Using Data: Allison Parrish
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:30am
"For centuries, poets have used form, rules, and procedure to make language beautiful and unfamiliar.
Prentis Hall 632 W. 125th St Room 320H
Minus Ted at the Postcrypt Coffeehouse
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:30pm
Renowned NYC acoustic ensemble featuring CMC 'alum' Terry Pender
Postcrypt Coffehouse, St. Paul's Chapel, 1160 and Amsterdam, NYC
MFA Sound Art at the Fridman Gallery
Saturday, January 27, 2018 to Sunday, January 28, 2018
Please join us for our MFA Sound Art Winter Show!Works/Performances by Ethan Edwards, Lemon Guo, Kamari Carter, Lee Gilboa, Joan Hacker, Mengtai Zhang
287 Spring Street, NY
learning to teach 2018 conference
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Learning to Teach is a day-long conference for educators teaching computation in creative fields like art, design or digital humanities departments.
NYU Integrated Digital Media, 2 Metrotech Center, 8th Floor, Brooklyn
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 to Sunday, December 17, 2017
Vagina Chair 12 Speaker Array (chairs – with transducers – turned into an array of loud speakers tuned to specific microtonal frequencies).
Kunst Museum, Bonn, Germany
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 6:00pm
Presenting Columbia Composers and MFA Sound Art, in collaboration with Rage Thormbones, Theo Van Dyck, Lester St. Louis, & Sophia Shen.  There will be a short MFA Sound...
ISSUE Project Room
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
Chthonic Streams presents LatinXperimental music for Puerto Rico, with live performances by Maria Chavez, Mario Diaz de Leon, Ana Lola Roman, and Your Grace Adrianna...
The Park Church Co-op
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 6:30pm
Please join us for the first Works in Progress (WiP) event of the 2017-18 academic year, “Ecological Approaches in Thinking and Making,” which will bring together faculty...
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 to Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Opening Reception: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 6 – 9 pmPerformances by Jeff Snyder, Cenk Ergün and Philip White.
1 Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
Columbia University School of the Arts presents Visual Arts/Sound Art MFA Open Studios.  Featuring work by Sound Art MFA candidates: Ethan Edwards Lemon Guo
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Saturday, November 4, 2017
LAUREATS DE L’APPEL A PROJETS 2017
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Dear Life for orchestra, soprano, and recorded narrator, performed at World New Music Days in Vancouver on November 2, 2017.  For more information, please visit:...
Vancouver, Canada
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
The Sound Art MFA Program has developed a unique partnership with Columbia University's Gabe B. Wiener Music & Arts Library to exhibit sound art through the investigation of the library...
Music & Arts Library, Columbia University
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
Join us in the Hayden Planetarium to experience the cutting edge of scientific data visualization and sonification. Meet scientists who are developing new methods of exploring data to...
Hayden Planetarium
Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017
Columbia University's Computer Music Center presents: RTcmix-Fest, a mini-conference on the latest developments of the RTcmix music programming language.
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:30pm
Columbia University's Computer Music Center presents: The Hear and Now: Concert and Installations. This concert explores the intersection of new music, sound arts,...
Buell Hall, Columbia University
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Columbia University's Computer Music Center presents: A Line Becomes A Circle, a Shomyo-Noh chamber opera featuring a libretto with Haiku fragments.
Roulette Intermedium
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
Canadian, Chilean, and American composers from Columbia University collaborate with emerging talents on the New York choreographic scene to present: Forget All This: New Works for...
Abrons Arts Center, NY, NY
Saturday, April 15, 2017 to Sunday, April 16, 2017
Columbia University's first-year MFA Sound Arts students present: 2017 Thesis ExhibitionFeaturing works by: 
Butler Library, 2nd Floor, Columbia University
Friday, April 7, 2017 to Sunday, April 9, 2017
Reembodied Sound is an interdisciplinary symposium and festival, focusing on current and emerging practices in music and sonic art involving the use of transducers or...
Computer Music Center, Columbia University
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
MEGA-ORGAN is Sky Macklay's sonic and kinetic installation and improvisation environment of harmonica-playing inflatable sculptures. 
Judson Memorial Church, New York University
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
Harry Mairson, professor of computer science, Brandeis University, and amateur violoncello maker, has conducted research on type systems in programming languages and their relation to...
Butler Library, Columbia University
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 1:00pm
Miya Masaoka (Sound Arts), in conversation with Tom Kalin (Film), present: Complex Issues: Triangle of Resistance. Complex Issues explores difference, visibility, and...
Dodge Hall, Columbia University
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 5:30pm
The Music From Japan Festival 2017 marks the second year of MFJ’s Artist Residence program. This year, we invite composer Kenji Sakai and musicologist Fuyuko Fukunaka to...
Scandinavia House/Victor Borge Hall
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 7:00pm
Columbia University musicians and friends join forces to protest President Trump’s Executive Order barring citizens of seven nations from the USA. All proceeds will go to American Civil...
Italian Academy, Columbia University
Saturday, January 21, 2017 to Sunday, January 22, 2017
Columbia University MFA Sound Arts students present: A Time to Sound.  A gallery reception will be held both nights at 6:00pm.  Works and Performances by: 
287 Spring St, New York, NY
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 8:00pm
The Computer Music Center will host a joint concert of works by graduate students from Columbia Composers and the Sound Arts MFA program. Free of charge; no tickets required.
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
Pianists, percussionists, and vocalists of Yarn/Wire & Ekmeles come together alongside electronics to explore the rich gamut of Zosha Di Castri’s work featuring two premiere...
Miller Theatre, Columbia University
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 6:00pm
Columbia University’s Sound Arts MFA students present: A Not So Quiet Space.
Music & Arts Library, Columbia University
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 8:00pm
Jorge Chikiar and Terry Pender present: Waves & Vibrations: Improvisations for Analog Synthesizer Plus Mandolin and Guitar. 
The Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NY
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 7:30pm
IMJS: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives cordially invites you to the Concert Marking the 60th Anniversary of the Death of Michio Miyagi (1894-1956).
Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center
Sunday, September 4, 2016
A podcast interview with Terry Pender, Associate Director of Columbia University's Computer Music Center:http://artmusictech.libsyn.com
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
Sound Installation for 6 metal percussion instruments, featuring Matthew Goodheart. The exhibition runs until Saturday, May 7 at 5pm. 
Kehler Liddell Gallery
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Installed in Basilica’s Back Gallery, Continuing Effect presents thesis works from the Sound Arts MFA program.
Basilica Hudson Back Gallery, Hudson, NY
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
Columbia University's School of the Arts Sound Arts MFA Program presents their Spring 2016 Exhibition: First Year-WorksFeaturing Works By: 
Central Booking Art Space
Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 7:30pm
ONKYO (音響) is a Japanese word which can be translated to “acoustics”, “sound”, “noise”, “echo and “sonar”. Please join us for an evening of music, strange sounds, and interactive art...
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn, NY
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 8:00pm
Works by New York City-based Composers:
MISE-EN_PLACE, Brooklyn NY
Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
Another turn of the wheel. This time around, our Modular Solstice/Equinox series, which is almost in its fourth year, is happy to present a night dedicated to DIY and home...
The Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 9:30pm to Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 8:00am
How to Enter a Dream: a meditative, all-night music concert and installation, with communal sleeping and breakfast. 
Friday, March 11, 2016 to Saturday, March 19, 2016
CAENIS is a physical theater adaptation of one of Ovid’s Metamorphosesmyths. When the Lapith maiden, Caenis, is confronted by the imperious Neptune, she must demand the...
534 W. 25th Street, New York, NY
Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 8:00pm
What music does the mind make? This performance tunes into the sound of synapses with Music + the Mind: a live music-infused experiment in neuroscience.
Harvestworks, New York, NY
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 8:00pm
Featuring percussionist/sound-artist Diego Espinosa playing music by David Adamcyk, Vinko Globokar, Kurt Schwitters, Jasna Velickovic, Juan Sebastian Lach...
Buell Hall, Columbia University
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 7:00pm
Experience the sights and sounds of four earthquakes from the last decade, viewed both from space and deep inside the globe.
Hayden Planetarium
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 7:00pm
Featuring International Contemporary Ensemble playing music by the CMC’s Natacha Diels (An Economy of Means), Zosha Di Castri &
The Italian Academy, Columbia University
Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 8:00pm
Please join us for an evening of new works by Columbia DMA and MFA composers and sound artists with special guest performers.
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 10:00pm
Geronimo Mercado, Alice Baird, Frank Spigner, Chatori Shimizu and Cameron Fraser present Prentis Excavation. Rubbish has been excavated from the bowels of Prentis Hall and...
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 7:30pm
ON LISTENING: Perspectives on Sound, Music and Noise – with Chatori Shimizu and Didier Sylvain
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 7:00pm
Please join us in a celebration to benefit CAENIS, an upcoming performance piece at the Pace Gallery.
Pace Gallery, 510 W 25th St, New York, NY
Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 3:00pm
Open studios featuring Sound Arts MFA 2nd year students: Alice Baird, Cameron Fraser, Chatori Shimizu, Frank Spigner.
632 W 125th St, New York, NY
Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 8:00pm
Miranda Cuckson presents: Sun Propeller — New Works for Solo Violin, Viola and Electronics.  Featuring Music By:
Amsterdam Bar & Hall, Saint Paul
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 8:00pm
Musical Ecologies, a monthly symposium on music and sound in Park Slope, Brooklyn, continues Thursday November 12 with composer and sound artist Matthew Goodheart,...
Old Stone House & Washington Park
Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:00am
In collaboration with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University, The Explorers Club is hosting “Beyond the Lab: Dynamic Careers in Science and Sustainability...
Club Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, New York, NY
Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
Sound Arts MFA student, Chatori Shimizu, performs the world premiere of a new work for sho in Tokyo to New York.  Tickets:$25 - General Admission$15 - Student Admission
Tenri Cultural Institute
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 6:00pm
Columbia Sound Arts MFA presents: Sound Art in the Library: Interactive Installations / Sound Experiments / Screenings. Featuring New Works by:
Columbia University Music & Arts Library
Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 11:00am
Hudson River Park and the New York Hall of Science present SUBMERGE– a FREE, day-long science extravaganza devoted to raising awareness about our coastal waters.
Pier 26 at N. Moore St.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 8:00pm
Yarn/Wire celebrates the opening of their 10th anniversary season, as well as their recent release with Pete Swanson, Eliminated Artist, on ISSUE Project Room’s Distributed...
ISSUE Project Room
Friday, September 25, 2015 to Thursday, October 15, 2015
Computer Music Center alum and Core Lecturer, Mario Diaz de Leon, embarks on a European tour with his Oneirogen project, in support of new releases on the Denovali label (...
Saturday, September 19, 2015 to Sunday, September 20, 2015
Chatori Shimizu presents Shiki to Unkai: A Performance with Sound Installation. The performance will take place at 7:30pm each evening. A donation of $10-$15 is encouraged. 
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 8:00pm
Pamplemousse presents a potpourri of proliferous explosions through exquisitely intertwined introversion and exhibitionism.
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 8:00pm
Standard Deviance One, a collaboration between Nate Young (Wolf Eyes) and Mario Diaz de Leon (
First Unitarian Congregational Society
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 5:30pm
Please join us for an interview with Nate Young, led by composer, DMA alum, and adjunct professor, Mario Diaz de Leon.
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 1:30pm
The Emmy award-winning film, Naptown Rock Radio Wars, takes the viewer on a journey through the silver age of rock n roll radio broadcasting in a medium sized market – The...
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 8:00pm
April 25th marks the return of the Wet Ink Large Ensemble, Wet Ink’s extended performing group devoted to bringing exciting new works for large forces to New York for the...
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
“Tokyo to New York” Concert: New Music by Tokyo & NYC Composers Including works from CMC/Sound Arts composers, Chatori Shimizu: NEONS (U.S. Premier) and Joshua Mailman...
Tenri Cultural Institute
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 1:00pm
Composer/programmer/improviser/sound-artist, Pierre Tremblay, presents: “On Blurring Taxonomies: a Constructive Convergences of Practices”. In this presentation, Pierre...
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 8:30pm
Wet Ink Presents: HPrizm, the Miz’Ries, Premature Burial, Headless Monkey Attack, the third event in the Wet Ink Ensemble Presents series.
Trans Pecos
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 8:00pm
This is a new venture for ensemble mise-en, whose programs have typically focused on large ensemble works featuring traditional acoustic media.
MISE-EN_PLACE Bushwick
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 7:00pm
The Maurice Quartet will be performing works for string quartet + computer by Andrea Agostini and (former CMC-er) Ryan Carter.
The Italian Academy, Columbia University
Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 9:00pm
EI MARCH 2015 PERFORMANCE SERIES
224 Centre Street at Grand, NY
Friday, March 6, 2015 to Sunday, April 19, 2015
Marginal Utility is proud to present ‘forever wild (kill site record)’ by the New York based artist, Douglas Irving Repetto.
Marginal Utility, Philadelphia, PA
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 8:00pm
CMC-alum Ryan Carter (Headless Monkey Attack) will perform a solo set (and interpretive dance) of algorithmically generated compositions.
Spectrum, New York, New York
Saturday, February 21, 2015
CMC TA, Christopher Trapani, presents Spinning in Infinity for orchestra and electronics. Radio France / IRCAM co-production.
Maison de la Radio, Paris, France
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 7:00pm
Brad Garton, Director of Columbia University's Computer Music Center, presents a live performance based on his apps, "My Music Book" (2002), "My
The Italian Academy, Columbia University
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 to Saturday, February 21, 2015
THE HOUR OF THE STAR by Clarice LispectorTranslated by Benjamin MoserUsed with permission of New Directions PublishingAdapted and Directed by Dara Malina Sound design by: Nolan Lem (MFA...
The Connelly Theatre
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 7:00pm
Following the idea of a black radical tradition, African and African diasporic futurism refers to practices of technological agency to reimagine the past and enact alternative possible...
James Memorial Chapel, New York, NY
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 7:30pm
“Culturally diverse individual participants’ reaction to sound in an acousmatic space” is the central theme in our integrated audio-visual installation “Play_algorithm”.
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
TWO (count ’em, 2!) PARTIES IN ONE! Featuring Performances and Installations by:
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 8:00pm
Interactive Media World Premiere: A Recital for Terry Adkins (2014) is a large-scale open-form ritual with live interaction between instruments, electronic sounds, and...
St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 7:00pm
Sound Arts MFA candidate, Cameron Fraser, is performing at the First Person Plural Reading series!
Silvana, New York, NY
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
Hayden Planetarium Programs presents: SeismoDome: Sights and Sounds of Earthquakes and Global Seismology
Hayden Planetarium
Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 3:00pm
Columbia University School of the Arts: Sound Arts MFA Program Open Studios Artists: Carla Cisno Nolan Lem Sound Arts Open Studios is concurrent with...
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 7:30pm
ZERO scholar, Tiziana Caianiello, provides an introduction to Creamcheese (1967–76), a psychedelic discotheque and artists’ meeting place in Düsseldorf.
Guggenheim Museum
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 7:30pm
The Association for the Promotion of New Music (APNM) presents: An Evening of Electronic Music featuring Maurice Wright’s robot opera GALATEA_RESET, along side electro-...
Dixon Place, New York, NY
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 8:00pm
Qubit is excited to present: noise_organ - its first concert of season five, a return to Saint Peter’s Church, with its beautiful sanctuary and incredible organ, built and...
Saint Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington Ave, New York, NY
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 4:00pm
Victoria Estok (CMC alum) and Ryan Pratt (DMA composition student) present their collaborative project Overtones & Undercurrents as part of Under the Viaduct in...
Cotton Club, New York, NY
Sunday, September 14, 2014 to Saturday, September 20, 2014
CMC affiliates will be presenting at the 2014 joint meeting of the International Computer Music Conference and the Sound and Music Computing Conference in...
Athens, Greece
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 8:00pm
The Stone presents: Rocket Science, featuring Evan Parker, Craig Taborn, Peter Evans, and Sam Pluta.  General admission is $20. 
The Stone, New York, NY
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 2:00pm
TUNNEL is a collaborative environmental sound installation by CMC/Sound Arts community members Victoria Estok, Dylan Kario, Nolan Lem, Jess Malcom, Ryan Pratt, and Douglas...
Cotton Club, New York, NY
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
Hayden Planetarium Programs presents: SeismoDome: Sights and Sounds of Earthquakes and Global Seismology
Hayden Planetarium
Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 8:00pm
Ensemble Pamplemousse presents: Repetitions/Recursions, six works investigating the concept of repetition across broad aesthetic boundaries, reconsidering the usual...
The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center

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