Seamus founder Barry Schrader


Barry Schrader's compositions for tape, dance, film, video, multimedia, live/electronic combinations, and real-time computer performance have been presented throughout the world. He has received recognition in the form of grants, awards, and commissions, from such organizations as the Groupe Musique Expérimentale de Bourges, Apple Computer, ASCAP, Yamaha, Meet the Composer, Los Angeles Film Forum, URBAN-15, The CalArts Contemporary Music Festival, Res Musica, Yellow Springs Institute and the Centre Internationale de Recherche Musicale.

His works have been featured in numerous festivals including the Australian International Electronic Music Festival, Festival d'Automne a Paris, Tokyo Gakugei University Exhibition of Electronic Music, New Music Los Angeles, Musiques Actuelles Nice Cote d'Azur, Darmstadt Festival, Synthese, the Almeida Festival, and the Biennale de Paris.

Active in the promotion of electro-acoustic music, Schrader is the founder and the first president of SEAMUS. He has written for several publications including Groves Dictionary, Grolier's Encyclopedia and the Contemporary Music Review and is the author of the book Introduction to Electro-Acoustic Music. He has been on the CalArts Composition faculty since 1971. His music is recorded on the Opus One, Laurel Record, CIRM, SEAMUS and Innova labels.

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