Oberlin College and Conservatory

TIMARA (T)echs Machina Music Festival: Alex Christie ’09

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 7:45pm to 9:00pm

Bibbins Hall (Conservatory of Music), TIMARA Gallery
77 West College Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Alex Christie (‘09, composition/TIMARA) will present, ‘‘Composing Musical Power Structures Through Light and Sound.’’ He will discuss the compositional process, aesthetics, and technical design of two of his recent works for electronics and light: System Blocks Signal Blocks System and mouthfeel.

He will share his approach to composing dynamic power relationships between performer and technology/musical instrument that extend beyond the traditional perspective of “performer as dominant force”.

The presentation will include time for participants to experiment with some of his instruments and electronic systems.

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