21st century piano to extend experimental music making

Queensland Conservatorium
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Professor Andrew Brown and Dr Stephen Emmerson have received a grant for $87,000 as part of the Griffith University Research Infrastructure Program.   The grant will support the purchase of two Yamaha Disklavier grand pianos (digital-interface enabled) to support and expand the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre’s ongoing research into human-computer musical interaction and innovation in […]

Re-examining music in the 21st century

Queensland Conservatorium
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A greater reliance on digital media and the ever-increasing cultural variety in music has prompted a reappraisal of what music skills and habits are today. “Sound Musicianship”, the latest publication from Professor Andrew Brown of the Queensland Conservatorium, challenges what music as a craft could and should be. “The implications of sound, experience, motion and […]

Smart music always fresh

Queensland Conservatorium
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Professor Andrew Brown from the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre speaks to ABC Radio about ‘smart music’. He describes how maths and music collide to stimulate creativity and make it more accessible. Visit the ABC website to listen to Professor Andrew Brown talk about smart music.

Everyday life in the age of digital media

Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre
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Composers from the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre are currently exhibiting at the Crane Arts Centre in Philadelphia, USA. Dr Kim Cunio and Professo Andrew Brown have collaborated with Queensland College of Art in the exhibition of ‘Compression’. The exhibition features digital, video, sound and animation work and addresses issues related to the way digital media […]