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Interactive Multimedia Performing Arts Collaborative Technology Conference

NYU Music Experience Design Lab (MusEDLab)
NYU Steinhardt Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions
35 W. 4th St., New York, NY 10012 
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Friday, August 5 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Make.Music.Tech: Building an Interdisciplinary Community

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Make.Music.Tech. (MMT) is a group of students, teachers, engineers, hobbyists and musicians who collaborate with one another to explore intersections between music and the maker movement. MMT hosts workshops and meetups in which members of the Harrisonburg community learn about electronic instruments, prototyping, coding, music synthesis, fabrication, and many other skills. We hope to discuss the challenges and successes of developing our music/technology community and how groups like MMT can engage community members from diverse backgrounds to enhance students’ and teachers’ experiences in and out of schools. Attendees will also have opportunities to make, learn about, and play with Scratch, littleBits, Arduino-powered MIDI controllers, analog synthesizer components, and chiptune music interfaces. Laptops and/or smartphones with web access are strongly encouraged.

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Perry Shank

Perry Shank is a K-4 Music educator for Harrisonburg City School system and holds his Ph.D in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Denver. He has over sixteen years of experience in teaching at public and private K-12 schools and has spent the past few years studying... Read More →
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Jon M. Stapleton

James Madison University
Jon M. Stapleton is a musician, maker, and teacher from the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. His scholarly interests focus on the intersection of music, technology, learning, and culture. Jon has presented on these topics at both national and international music education conferences... Read More →
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David A. Stringham

David A. Stringham has taught music to students of all ages in public, private, university, and community settings. His research interests include composition, improvisation, music technology, and lifelong musicianship. Dr. Stringham joined James Madison University in 2010 and holds... Read More →


Friday August 5, 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
La Guardia Co-op Computer Lab 539 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012

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