Rob Hamilton Colloquium

Friday, October 27 - 3:30 PM

Rob Hamilton from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will present a colloquium on using immersive environments (i.e. virtual reality) for music-making in on Friday, October 27th at 3:30pm in 107 Old Cabell Hall at the University of Virginia.  This event is free and open to the public.

Associate Professor of Music and Media, Rob Hamilton joined the Department of Arts at Rensselaer with an appointment in the Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences program in 2015. As a composer, performer, researcher and software designer his creative and analytical practice explores the cognitive implications of the spaces between interactive game environments, network topographies and procedurally-generated sound and music.

He holds a Ph.D. in Computer-based Music Theory and Acoustics as well as an M.A. in Music, Science and Technology from Stanford University’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) in the Department of Music, a M.M. in Computer Music Composition from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. in Music and Cognitive Science from Dartmouth College. 

His music, writings and research have been presented at international academic conferences, in concert at festivals and galleries, as well as at commercial venues and trade shows including SIGGRAPH, AES, IEEE VR, GDC, ACH CHI, ISEA, NIME, SMC, ICAD, Ircam Forum, CMMR, SEAMUS, NACVGM and ICMC, and published in journals such as IEEE Access, JNMR, Leonardo Music, JAES, JMUI, and Organised Sound.

Watch the PBS episode The Future of Music with Rob Hamilton

Photo and information taken from Rob Hamilton's page on the RPI website.

Old Cabell Hall is located on the south end of UVA’s historic lawn, directly opposite the Rotunda. (map) Parking is available in the central grounds parking garage on Emmet Street, in the C1 parking lot off McCormick Rd, and in the parking lots at the UVA Corner. 

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Event Type
Lecture / Workshop


UVA Music Department

Date / Time

Friday, October 27, 2023
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM


(434) 924-3052
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