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Faculty Profile


Matthys, Joel W., DMA

Assistant Professor
Office: Shattuck Music Center B35
Office Phone: 262-524-7185
B.S.  – Carroll University

M.M.  – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
D.M.A. – Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati
Areas of Specialization:
Music Composition, Music Theory, Computer Music Programming, Contemporary and Experimental Music
Scholarly and Professional Achievements:
Founder and director, Cincinnati Composers Laptop Orchestra Project (Applause Music Festival 2013, Cincinnati Fringe Festival 2013, [loadbang] tour 2012, Classical Revolution Cincinnati)

"xSession" (electronic fixed-format composition), Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States Conference 2013.

"xSession", World Electroacoustic Listening Room Project, 12th Annual CSUF New Music Festival: Voice in the 21st Century 2013.

"Shear Pin" (electronic fixed-format composition), Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States Conference 2012.

"Peepums" and "Oobleck" (interactive electronic compositions), Studio 300 Digital Art and Music Festival 2011.

"Terms of Venery" (composition for marimba and voice), Midwest Composers Symposium 2011.

"Sensor-enabled Yo-yos as New Musical Instrument," co-author, ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks 2012.

"The Ashgate Companion to Experimental Music (review)," Music Research Forum 2011.
Honors and Awards:
Summer Research Fellowship, University of Cincinnati
The Graduate School Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Last updated 7/16/2013

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