Dr. Russell Pinkston (DMA, Columbia University, 1984) is a Professor of Music Composition and Director of Electronic Music Studios at The University of Texas at Austin. He is active both as a composer and as a researcher in the field of computer music. His compositions span a wide range of different media, from concert works and sacred anthems to computer generated tape pieces and live electronic music for dance. While the primaryfocus of his research has been in developing software and hardware for real-time synthesis and digital signal processing, his numerous tutorials, example instruments, and user-interface software for Csound have also become renowned. His current research involving the use of interactive technologies for dance has recently received international attention, leading to interviews with CNN, CBCN and BBC News and a feature article in New Scientist Magazine. He is a founding member and the current President of the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS), and a former Regional Director for the Americas of the International Computer Music Association.
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