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As part of TIMARA’s  year-long 50th anniversary celebration, the TIMARA (T)echs Machina Music Festival is a 2-day celebration of electronic music and creative music technologies featuring presentations, workshops, and performances.  Special guests include renowned composer and scholar George Lewis (Columbia University), Onyx Ashanti, Akiko Hatakeyama, Eli Stine (’14), and Alex Christie (’09), Steven Kemper, and TIMARA faculty, Peter Swendsen, Tom Lopez, Abby Aresty, and Aurie Hsu. 

 

Two concerts on March 14 and 15 in The Birenbaum showcase exciting and innovative performances with electroacoustic music, interactive electronics, interactive scores, Ashanti’s “sonomorphic” bodyware system, robotic instruments, sonic-visual ecosystems, and multi-channel digital instruments.  All events are free and open to the public.  This event is organized with support from the TIMARA Department, Office of the Dean of the Oberlin Conservatory, Office of Oberlin Conservatory Professional Development, and the Alumni in Service to Oberlin College (ASOC) Fund.