Sound and music computing

Interested to become a PA at MCG?

The Music Cognition Group (MCG) searches for an enthusiastic and well-organized personal assistant (PA) acting as a first point of contact -with people from both inside and outside MCG- during the Academic Year 2017/18. N.B. You have to be a student at UvA. Deadline: 1 September 2017.

Premiere of Leigh Landy's 'Mezihlas -- Přeshlas -- Nahlas', July 28th

The latest work by MTI's Leigh Landy – titled 'Mezihlas -- Přeshlas -- Nahlas' ('Radio--Voice--Overs') – will be premiering on Czech national radio on July 28th as part of the anniversary of Radio Atelier:

The work can be listened to here (scroll down to the bottom of the page):

'Electro-cricket' Workshop! Phoenix, Thursday July 27th

'Electro-cricket' workshop coming up for ages 8+, organised by MTI as part of the Interfaces project, co-funded by the EU's Creative Europe project!
Thursday 27 July, 12pm – 3pm, Drop–in, free

Make complex beats, rhythms, pops, clicks and chirps with the Electro-Cricket, a DIY musical instrument! Work together and build an orchestra of ‘relay-based oscillators’ then use everyday objects to amplify and change the sound of your instrument.

Free, drop in – no booking required. Please be aware that children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. There may be a short wait at busy times.

CASAS: Technology meets choral music

Phonos project - UPF - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 12:10
Series: Friday, 2017, July 21 - 20:00 21.07.2017 - 20:00h Sala Polivalent UPF Poblenou C/ Roc Boronat 138 Barcelona

Free admission


The research project CASAS (Community-Assisted Singing Analysis and Synthesis), directed by Emilia Gomez of the Music Information Research Lab - Music Technology Group, studies the repertoire of choral music in Catalonia and Spain to develop technological tools that help the practice of singing. Coinciding with the 11th World Symposium of Choral Music that will take place this year in Barcelona, we present this project that will be accompanied by a concert by the Anton Bruckner choir.

The Anton Bruckner choir formed by 40 singers under the direction of Júlia Sesé, have collaborated actively in CASAS project.


Psalm 2, Op.78-1, F.B. Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Solists: Sara Sarroca, Berta Armengol, Miquel Villalba, Robert Bailey, Clara Puig, Míriam Farré, Ruben Ortiz, Pol Requesens.

Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen, Op.74-1, J. Brahms (1833-1897)

1. Warum ist das Licht gegeben

2. Lasset uns unser Herz samt den Händen aufheben        

3. Siehe, wir preisen selig

4. Choral

Os justi, A. Bruckner (1824-1896)

Christus factus est, A. Bruckner (1824-1896)

O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf, Op.74-2, J. Brahms (1833-1897)

1. O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf

2. O Gott, ein’ Tau vom Himmel gieß

3. O Erd, schlag aus

4. Hier leiden wir die grösste Not

5. Da wollen wir all danken dir

Fünf Gesänge, Op.104 (selection),  J. Brahms (1833-1897)

1. Nachtwache I

2. Nachtwache II

3. Letztes Glück

Richte mich, Gott, Op.78-2, F.B. Mendelssohn (1809-1847)


with the support of:

Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (MINECO) European Union - FEDER Generalitat de Catalunya: Departament de Cultura
Ajuntament de Barcelona: Barcelona Cultura
Universitat Pompeu Fabra




Séverine Ballon - Clay Theatre San Francisco

CCRMA-Stanford University - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 04:54
Date:  Fri, 07/07/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location:  Clay Theatre San Francisco Event Type:  Concert CCRMA visiting scholar Séverine Ballon will perform music she wrote for the recent movie THE ORNITHOLOGIST at 7.00PM at the Clay Theatre in San Francisco. 

Directed by Joao Pedro Rodrigues (2016, Portugal, France, Brazil, DCP, Color, 117' ), the movie was awarded a best director prize at Locarno International Film Festival 2016.

10.50 - Tickets from Landmark Theatres Open to the Public

The latest addition to the MTI team

Meet our most recent staff member, Mike Blow!

By way of introduction, here's a video from a recent event at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford which featured three of Mike's sound installations:

- 'Aeolus' Cabinet', a collection of sounds of the wind;

- 'The Peace Music Project' making music out of ex-military weapons control panels, and,

- 'Colony' an outdoor installation piece.

MTI alumnus wins Best Music at India's National Film Awards

MTI alumnus Tanuj Tiku has won Best Music at India's 64th National Film Awards, for his work on the film 'Leeches':

Congratulations Tanuj!

AES E-News: June 28, 2017

AES E-News - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 22:59
1. New York Convention Registration Open
2. New AES Live Videos Available
3. Upcoming Conference News
4. Time to Vote in AES Elections
5. DOIs for AES Conference Proceedings
6. Job Board Update
7. AES Journal June Issue Now Available

FRI Piškot: Stiller – Emerging Applications based on Blockchains

FRI - News and Events - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:52

At the next FRI Piškot Seminar Burkhard Stiller from Zurich University will talk about electronic contracts and blockchain technology. Public blockchains are applicable to a wider range of diverse application domains, such as finance, public registries, or supply chain management. Different trends, developments, and a few detailed system views will be highlighted in his presentation and put into interrelated technical, economic, and legal perspectives. Be there on Thursday 19 January 2017 at 10:15 AM in lecture hall 22 at FRI!

FRI Piškot: Janko - AI of a Progressive Chess Master

FRI - News and Events - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 00:00

Vito Janko, the receiver of the Faculty level Prešeren Award for 2016, will present the awarded programme for playing progessive chess. Join us at the next FRI Piškot Seminar on Thursday 12 January 2017 at 10:15 AM in lecture hall 22 at FRI!

FRI Piškot Seminar: Lotrič - Warming up with sling

FRI - News and Events - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 00:00

At the next FRI Piškot Seminar Uroš Lotrič from FRI will talk about using distributed high performance computing infrastructure SLING. Be there on Thursday 5 January 2017 at 10:15 AM in lecture hall 22 at FRI!

CMMR 2017

SMC Group, INESC Porto - Thu, 12/22/2016 - 17:26
During 25-28th September, 2017, the Sound and Music Computing Group at INESC TEC together with the Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos  and CNRS – Laboratoire de Mécanique et d’Acoustique (France) will organise CMMR 2017. CMMR 2017 will be held at CARA (Centro de Alto Rendimento Artístico) in Matosinhos, Porto. We invite submissions for papers, music, and demos aligned with the conference theme, with the following important […]

Seminar: Predicting the future at GoOpti

FRI - News and Events - Mon, 12/19/2016 - 00:00

At the next Seminar "Do nosu v blatu" Simon Belak, Chief Data scientist Officer at GoOpti, will talk about predicting and managing big amounts of data in the company to boost performance at business which is fully data-driven. Be there on Tuesday 20 December 2016 at 17 PM in lecture hall 22 at FRI!

Working Hours for Student Affairs and Academic Work

FRI - News and Events - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 00:00

We inform you that organized teaching will not be carried out between 26 December 2016 and 2 January 2017 included in accordance with the academic calendar for the academic year 2016/2017.

FRI Piškot Seminar: Tkalčič - Psychologically-driven Personalization

FRI - News and Events - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 00:00

At the next FRI Piškot Seminar Marko Tkalčič from Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, will talk about psychologically-driven personalized systems. Be there on Thursday 22 December 2016 at 10:15 AM in lecture hall 22 at FRI!

Virtual walk through Slovenia in Minecraft

FRI - News and Events - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 00:00

Laboratory for Computer Graphics and Multimedia at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science developed a project that enables a virtual walk through Slovenia in the popular game Minecraft.

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